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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-25-2000, 12:41 PM
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setting on a 150hp V8 (304) CJ5 engine

Hi,
over here in germany I can not find the original settings for the timing, or the right sparking plugs.
The other thing is, does someone knows how early I can get with the egnition timing on an original but restored engine, the question is just because may be someone found the perfect timing, so I don`t have to test it on each rpm and watch or listen the or to the valves.
Thanks for Your help!
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Re: V8 304 POWER!

Whats up? Nobody out there who can help me ore give a link were I can get these infos ???
Pleeeeeeeaaaaasssseeeee, look up the infos in one from Your books, even a book about a CJ5 with a V8 304 HP 150 is not available over here in germany.
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Re: V8 304 POWER!

Did you get your tail lights yet?? Better yet, did you get your jeep???

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Re: V8 304 POWER!

here you go andy.. i hope it helps... http://www.haynes.com/
you should be able to order a manual from them.. and it is a good manual too

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Nice to hear from You again. My Jeep is on the way to the ship. Tail ligths came yesterday one our before the trailer guy....perfect timing....Thanks.

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Re: setting on a 150hp V8 (304) CJ5 engine

[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img] I have here the tune-up specifications fot the 1974 304 engine, Andy. The ignition timing is set at 5 degrees Before Top Dead Center. The spark plugs are Number N12Y and are gapped at .035 inches. Point gap is .016 inches Dwell angle is 29-31 degrees Hot Idle speed is 750 RPM. ANDY SEE YOUR REGULAR E-MAIL [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img]

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