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Do you know what your dwell is set at currently?
Are you running points or electronic?
Is your choke pulling off too much during warmup (if one is used)?
2000 miles since rebuild. Great so far.
When spun manually was the reluctor slightly eccentric? Had that happen on my brother's car with similar stalling issue. Spun it until the closest...
Shouldn't take long at all to pull the distributor and determine how many degrees of mechanical advance is built in by looking at the stamping on...
Are you using a choke? Is it fully open when it's at normal operating temp?
A set of date coded repro wires should work.
The idle mixture screws are used to obtain the best quality idle characteristics, vac reading, etc. Once the throttle is moved off-idle they're...
Unlike Ford and GM, Torqueflites didn't use a modulator valve, but rather a mechanical linkage to the valve body.
Apologies, I wasn't even aware of a browning issue with the larger T/A's. Had them on daily drivers in the 90's and didn't really have trouble...
Used this for decades... and still do
Yes, I have seen one recently on a 9/67 Coronet R/T
Yes that's correct for 68 440 mag.
Look at post #6 again. Hemidon stated you can adjust the initial using the vac advance. Thus the reason for the clarification.
Never said it had anything to do with mechanical advance. I was referring to the vacuum advance itself.
The vacuum advance adjustment regulates the rate at which it activates, not the amount. The initial timing should always be adjusted with the...
If you have your mechanical timing limited to 18° and an initial of 18° that gives the all-in of 36°. Do you know for sure how much mechanical...