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Unread 04-12-2010, 03:36 PM   #1
steveluddy
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nutter,didnt retime or move stepper needles

hi people
did the nutter without moving stepper needles or advancing timing. the jeep runs great now.why do i need to do this.ideling at 700 rpm and no skip or whatever happens all the way to 4000 rpms

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Unread 04-12-2010, 04:45 PM   #2
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maybe it was screwed up before....LOL.....

mine would not even start without adjusting the timing
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Unread 04-12-2010, 05:39 PM   #3
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I nuttered mine after a carb swap and without adjusting the timing it would start and run seemingly "ok". After i put the timing light on it, it was around 0 degree's, so i adjusted it to 8 and and ran much nicer.

why don't you just put the timing light on it to see where it is, everything may "seem" ok, but after running for awhile with the timing off you may damage something. couldn't hurt to check it, unless your absolutely ok with not knowing what your timing is.
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