Technical - Valve and Ignition Timing



Ignition Timing

The ignition timing setup has been manufactured so that it can't be set wrongly. Points just opening at top dead centre - NOTE - this applies if the right distributor has been fitted correctly (as it can only fit one way).

Valve Timing

1946-1949

Inlet Opens BTDC

15

Inlet Closes ATDC 60
Exhaust Opens BTDC 55
Exhaust Closes ATDC 20
1949-1956
Inlet Opens BTDC 45
Inlet Closes ATDC 70
Exhaust Opens BTDC 65
Exhaust Closes ATDC 35

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