How to Adjust the Dwell on a 305 V8?

Answer Chevrolet introduced the 305 V8 engine in 1976 to replace the lackluster 307 V8 that had been in use for the previous seven years. Most of the Chevrolet vehicles built in 1976 were equipped with th... Read More »

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How to Increase IGN Dwell?

Many vehicles have ignition systems which use a distributor cap, rotor, ignition points and a condenser. This ignition design provides the correct timing of the spark needed to send voltage to each... Read More »

How to Not Dwell on the Past?

Many times in our lives, we are going to run into problems that make us dwell on the past think of "What could have been". This may cause some of us to get very depressed and let this consume our l... Read More »

How to Set the Dwell on a 350 Pontiac?

Pontiac first equipped its vehicles with the 350 cubic-inch V8 engine in 1968. From 1968 through the 1974 model year, the 350 was equipped with one set of mechanical ignition points located within ... Read More »

How to Use a Dwell Meter Reading?

A dwell meter measures the amount of time that the points remain closed or "dwell together" when an engine is running. These specifications only apply to vehicles that were made using the old point... Read More »