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Re: FC-170 ignition timing
Posted by Nick on 3/27/2018, 14:52:48, in reply to "FC-170 ignition timing"
Hey Eric, I am having some difficulty getting my 170 in time as well, I bought a new remanufactured distributor i timed it with the vacuum advance hooked up but can't get it timed better than 10' off, can't remember if it's advanced or retarded. I'll have to try unhooking the vacuum. Did it work for you?
: The vacuum advance on my FC-170 distributor
: developed a leak and quit moving. I found a
: used one that both moves and does not leak.
: The service book isn't terribly clear on
: setting the ignition timing with or without
: removing the vacuum line.
: Is the "standard method"--remove
: the vacuum line from the distributor, cap
: it, set the timing and reinstall the vacuum
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