How do i set the distributor timing of the bantam 1600. 1999 model

Asked by Jun 27, 2017 at 07:58 AM about the 1999 Ford Bantam

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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With the ignition timing on this 1600 Bantam, the Spec is normally about 10 deg, I've always set then at 12 Deg. This is the Mazda F6 engine. Its best to use a strobe timing light at idle speed of 750 RPM. Loosen the Distributor and move it while the engine is at idle. Face the strobe so it shines onto the 12 deg mark on the crank pulley and adjust the dist till the mark on the crankshaft lines up with thee 12 deg mark, then lock the dist bolt

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