How to Set the Timing on a 383 Chevy Engine?

Answer Setting the ignition timing on a Chevrolet 383 engine syncs the timing of the distributor with the movement of the pistons. Maladjusted ignition timing can cause poor performance and internal engin... Read More »

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327 Chevy Engine Timing Setting Instructions?

The 327-cubic inch Chevrolet engine is the third version of the Chevrolet small block engine that first entered service in 1955 as a 265-cubic inch engine with a 3-inch bore and 3.75-inch stroke. T... Read More »

Engine Timing Mark Location on a Chevy 292?

In 1963, the Chevrolet division of General Motors developed the 292-cubic inch inline six-cylinder engine. The Chevrolet 292 six-cylinder featured many engineering changes, over older and smaller d... Read More »

Does the 1999 Chevy Prizm have a timing belt or timing chain?

The 1999 Chevy Prizm does have a timing chain (not a timing belt). Generally, timing chains last longer than timing belts. The timing belt needs to be checked out at least every five years and it n... Read More »

How to Adjust the Engine Timing With a Timing Light?

Car engines are kept in sync through the use of a timing belt. If the belt is replaced, the belt must be timed. This ensures that all of the engine parts are turning at the proper time and in the p... Read More »