timing after tune up

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timing after tune up

Postby idaho270 on Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:43 pm

Hello,  Don't know if this was already posted but being new to 352 engines, I would like to know if i do a basic tune-up/plugs/plug wires cap and  rotor.  Do i need to check timing??  Engine seems to be running fine.   I did spray a little carb cleaner down carb and it seems to be idling just  little fast.   I still get a little bit of a stumble when i come to a stop and accelerate after coming to stop sign/lights.  Other than that she is running pretty good.
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Re: timing after tune up

Postby basketcase0302 on Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:46 am

I would like to know if i do a basic tune-up/plugs/plug wires cap and  rotor.  Do i need to check timing??  Engine seems to be running fine.

Dave, it's really a matter of opinion here but I will usually throw a vacuum gage and timing light on my truck once a year. If it cranks and seems to run fine sometimes playing with the timing can be just like this little guy, (adding more work for yourself)... :hw:
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Re: timing after tune up

Postby idaho270 on Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:03 pm

Kind of like if it still works why mess with it.

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