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Old 23-11-13, 05:27 PM   #1
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hello anybody help please,got lister a and the timings out cant find the mark on the fly wheel how do i find it
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Old 23-11-13, 05:39 PM   #2
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Measure the outside circumference of the flywheel, divide by 360, multiply by 18 (X), mark TDC (Key at bottom of crank), measure back X and mark, move flywheel to X and set points to open there.

Simples.
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Don't forget to use the correct flywheel.
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Old 23-11-13, 07:14 PM   #4
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cheers for that information.
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Don't forget to use the correct flywheel.
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Shouldn't make any difference as they are both the same size, just make sure you go BACK not forwards.
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Shouldn't make any difference as they are both the same size, just make sure you go BACK not forwards.
just get the piston to tdc and turn the engine back (clock wise) half insh and open the points. it will burst in to life
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Old 23-11-13, 10:45 PM   #7
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Half inch ish.....



The correct timing would be 12 degrees before top dead center.

I was advised when I got my engine to set the timing to 15 degrees before, sure enough it goes much sweeter and quieter like that.


18" x 3.14 = 56.54"

56.54"/ 360= 0.1570

0.1570 x 15= 2.35"

So, find TDC, mark it and then measure back 2.35" on the rim, that will set your timing spot on if the points are just starting to open then.

If you turned back about half inch then your engine will probably run pretty hot and noisy, best do it right.

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