ignition timming setting for a 1965 dodge 381 engine ?

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Asked by Mar 05, 2017 at 06:18 PM about the 1981 Dodge RAM 150 Short Bed

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What is the correct setting ignition degree of the TDC for a ( 1965 ), 318 engine with ignition points and automatic transmission ?

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For an automatic transmission it is 10° BTDC, and for a standard trany it is 5° BTDC. The vacuum advance needs to be pulled from the distributor and the line plugged. Timing is set when the engine is idling at 500 rpm.

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Thank you, just so you know I have that oil tune-up information.

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