Remove the number one spark plug, last cylinder on the right rear bank (passenger side) bring the cylinder to top dead center on compression stroke, check the rotor on the distrubitor making sure it is pointed to number one cylinder. Now you can set the timing with a vacum gauge for the best vacum, or using a timing light you can set the timing (?) degrees, depending on which year you have, firing order 18436572
NEW ANSWER : SORRY, but the answer above is all wrong. You cannot use a timing light on that year engine. The timing is computer controlled and you MUST use an OBDII engine scanner to set the timing.
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how do you set the timing for a 1997 Chevy 350 5.7 engine
The timing on that engine is computer controlled. It requires an engine scanner to set the timing. No other way.
You can not use a timing light to set the timing on that year engine. The timing is computer controlled and it requires a engine scanner to set the timing.
trying to set base timing on a 97 Chevy c1500 with a 5.7 engine the wire to disconnect to set base timing is ?
The timing is electronic controlled. You MUST have an OBDII engine scanner to set the timing to specs. Timing light will not work.
It requires an engine scanner to set the timing on that year engine.
The timing on that year engine is computer controlled and you must have an engine scanner to set the timing. That engine has a cam and crank sensor and they must be in correlation / TIME with each other. Are you will have a check engine light on and poor performance.
It sets in 0 degrees.
The only way to set the timing is with a OBDII engine scanner. You CANNOT use a timing light. The timing is computor controlled.
That requires some one that has an OBD2 engine scanner and KNOWS how to use it. The timing is electronic controlled. You can set the base timing by ear.
The Chevy 350 does not have a timing belt, It has a timing chain. If you are wanting to know where to set the timing, then I need to know the year of the engine. Thay are all different.
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Rpm needs to be set at 800 - 900 .. that is factory setting.
You will have to have an oBDII engine scanner and then go into the timing mode with scanner. You will then move the distributor by hand while watching scanner until it is in the specs. You can not use a timing light. The timing is controlled by the computer.If you did not have the distributor out of the engine are move it, Then there is no reason to set the timing. The computer will do it for you.
12 degrees BTDC.
The ignition timing is set on a GM Goodwrench 350 engine by bringing the number one piston to top dead center. The distributor rotor is then pointed to the number one piston, a timing light connected, and the rotor turned until the correct timing is reached.
base timing without EST hooked up is 0 degrees BTDC New answer; The timing is not adjustable, It is controlled by the computer.
In order to set the timing on a 98 Chevy 350 vortex, you have to time with a scan tool that will let you set timing. Or let garage do it
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There is a big difference in how timing is set. We need to know what year.
Check for excessive slack in the timing chain.
You MUST have a engine scanner to set the timing. The timing on that engine is computer controlled.
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