Ignition Timing Basics?

Answer To achieve optimum performance from an engine, you need the right ignition timing. This is key to maintaining a number of engine parameters, such as longevity, power and fuel economy. Ignition timi... Read More »

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How to Set the Ignition Timing With No Timing Marks?

Ignition timing is when the distributor sends an electric spark into the engine to ignite the fuel. This fuel ignition is what powers the car. The sequence in which this happens is very finely bala... Read More »

Small Engine Ignition Basics?

Small engines, like larger engines, must create the necessary voltage to produce a spark of heat that can combust the fuel and provide enough energy to run the entire system. Small engines generate... Read More »

Ignition Timing Vs. Valve Timing?

Ignition systems refer to multi-component systems used in vehicles to ignite the fuel-air or combustion mixture needed for the internal combustion engine to function. This ignition process is perfo... Read More »

How to Set an ABA Ignition Timing?

The ABA engine was a 2.0-liter engine manufactured by Volkswagen for the Golf model. The 1993 Volkswagen Golf featured the ABA engine and had an ignition timing of 12 degrees. You should check the ... Read More »