10 degrees BTDC
The timing specs for a 1988 Ford Mustang 2.3L can be found in the service manual for this vehicle. You can find this at many libraries as well as at a Ford dealership.
the timing specs are 17 to 18 degrees btdc.
How to put manual transmission on mustang 1988
www . motorcraft . com ( no spaces ) shows : Ignition timing ( 10 degrees BTDC ) for a 1988 Ford Mustang 5.0 L unless engine decal shows different
its an forgine peice of junk
10 degrees BTDC ( unless engine compartment decal shows different )
Look on the sticker under the hood.
Carb.? Float sticking? Rebuild or replace
you have to take the timing belt cover off and timing belt to get to the water pump
You will need a timing light, set it at 10 degrees BTD
You Can Put a 1988 Transmission In a 1993 Mustang Body.