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Bumping timing

Old 07-15-2006, 03:22 PM
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95hooptey
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OK.I am doing this today with a little help from the forum!

My question is fairly simple.....when you turn the distributor base.which way to turn it? clockwise or counter?

ALso what size is that bolt on the base? It looks like 1/2" or 13MM..............looks like I am going to need a Distributor wrench to get to it though.
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Old 07-15-2006, 03:36 PM
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You dont need a distributer wrench.

Check the stickies.... there is a thread in there on timing.
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Old 07-15-2006, 03:44 PM
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I have the article saved and it does not say you need one but theres not much space in there!!
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Old 07-15-2006, 04:20 PM
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you def dont need a distributor wrench. i just used a swivel socket w/ an extension.
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