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Old 04-26-2015, 08:28 PM   #1
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Default Setting timing without a light?

Between Rev's material and posts like Ben's I understand I need the MS2 Advanced to know the accuracy of the mechanical timing and use the timing wizard to make adjustments.

But is there any way to set the timing without using a timing light? If not, I will just wait until I can get together with a local who knows this stuff or read how to use a light and rent one.

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No, there is no way to set it without a light.
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Take the insulation off the first spark plug wire, close your eyes, grab the wire, and only open your eyes at the exact moment you are being shocked.

(you need a light)
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Take the insulation off the first spark plug wire, close your eyes, grab the wire, and only open your eyes at the exact moment you are being shocked.
This^ except hold a push button flash light in your hand, and click it on at the instance you feel the jolt. Look at your balancer and see where your degrees are at. If you do this and the jolt causes your "hand/ jolt coordination" to have too much delay...then it's your timing that is retarded, and not your car's.
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Thank you!
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