How to Set the Timing on a Chevy 454?

Answer The timing on a stock Chevy 454 should be 4 to 6 degrees initial timing, 16 degrees under vacuum advance and 32 to 34 degrees of total advance over 2,500 rpm. To set initial timing on this engine, ... Read More »

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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 Set the Timing on a Chevy?

The proper operation of a vehicle requires many things. Fluids need to be changed on a regular basis. Tires need to be rotated. A clean fuel system can prevent excessive fuel consumption and length... Read More »

Instructions to Set the Timing on a Chevy 350?

The Chevy 350 was among the most popular engines produced by an American manufacturer, due in part to its simple design, durability and power. The engine features eight spark plugs and a single dis... Read More »

How to Adjust the Timing on a '92 Chevy 4.3?

The 4.3-liter engine primarily powered Chevrolet and GMC pickup trucks in 1992. Proper ignition timing plays a crucial role in engine performance. If the timing is off, the engine may overheat, los... Read More »