Disconnect the 4 way plug at the distributor so as to put the computer offline. Set the timing to specs and then reconnect the 4 way plug.
The timing is set and adjusted by the Engine Control Module according to driving situations.
show me how set the timing on a Cleveland motor
Set timing at 36 degrees at 2000 rpm's
The timing on that year engine is computer controlled. It requires an engine scanner to set the timing. YOU CAN NOT USE A TIMING LIGHT.
A timing light and a 9/16" swivel socket to loosen the distributor.
Computer controlled and not adjustable
0 degrees btdc
That requires an engine scanner.
Separate issue, if you need too set the timing following a timing belt change or belt slippage then you have to set the mechnical timing of the motor. Go buy a Chilton or Haynes manual which will tell you where the marks are and you can properly set the timing before starting the motor.
4 degrees btc
it is a knock sensor that is used to adjust the ignition timing.
Look at your timing scale the 305 times from behind the water pump & the 350 times in front of the water pump.
You don't set timing on a carburator or are you asking the timing on the motor
Depends on how the motor is set up.
how to adjust the timing chain on a 1988 kz 305
G.M's 305 cubic inch V8 motor is a 5 liter
0 degress top dead center
On the front of the timing chain cover, drivers side towards the top of the harmonic balancer.
There is no timing ajustment, Its controled by ECM- Computer.
Neither. The timing should be set to factory specifications.
around 700 to1000 rpms low enough so the centrifugal advance is not going to effect the timing so you are sure your setting base timing
In mechanics books it says to set the timing to 6 DBTDC with a timing light, (Caution: this is with all the pollution stuff on the motor) If you removed the pollution gadgets the timing should be set with a vacuum gauge and the timing will be 12 DBTDC.