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


Inlet Opens BTDC


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