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Old 03-31-2011, 01:04 PM   #1
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Random question. . .

What is everyone using for your Cranking Timing? And Why?

I noticed that mine has always been set to -10. I have a feeling at some point I thought -10 would make it go by the table...but it doesn't.

I have never really had an issue because of it, but I changed it to 16* and it seems to start a bit better.

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Old 03-31-2011, 01:34 PM   #2
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Uh, have you followed the MS timing setup steps? You set it to -10, which is the same as jumping GND and that other pin in the diagnostics box. Then, with a timing light, set your base timing to stock (10*?) by fiddling with a number above, forget what it's called. I'm so helpful.
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Way off man. Cranking timing is referring to the timing value when the engine is cranking over. I'm not talking about base timing
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Isn't the cranking timing dependent of coolant temperature?
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Old 03-31-2011, 04:21 PM   #5
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I'll take a screen shot of the menu when I get home
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Ah.
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My cranking timing is set to 15. Starts fine.

The parameter is in the spark settings menu in TS.

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The parameter is in the spark settings menu in TS.
This.

I have no idea why mine was originally set to -10. Probably explains why my car never would start while cranking, it was always after i stopped cranking and went to the "on" position that it would actually catch and start running.

Just curious. Thanks for the response guys.
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18* cranking for the last 4 years
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