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 »

How to Set the Timing on a 1995 Chevy S10 2.2L?

The timing belt in your 1995 Chevy S10 2.2L is the mechanism that controls when each of the four combustion chambers is ignited. When the timing of the belt is not set correctly, it will greatly co... Read More »

How to Time a Chevy 350 Without a Timing Tab?

The camshaft position sensor located in the distributor of the late model Chevy 350 engine signals the position of the camshaft to the on-board computer as the engine rotates. This signal is used t... Read More »