GM v6 odd/even fire timing - Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups
New Member Introductions All new members must first post in this section to activate account.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-19-2016, 03:16 PM Thread Starter
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
GM v6 odd/even fire timing

We are currently running a GM 229 (sleeved&destroked) V6 in a Fuel F class Bonneville Roadster land speed racer. We have always had trouble with cylinders 2 & 4 firing and heating. The exhaust pipes only show 350 degrees, the others show 850 or better. I have always been suspicious of the timing and the best discussion of the two engines and problems has been on this forum. My question: would the wrong distributor cause the 2&4 cylinders to run cold? Somewhere I read that could possibly create a 35 degree delay in the ignition, and that would account for the cold cylinders. The engine also struggles from lack of power. If the wrong distributor is installed, or even indexed wrong would that only affect two cylinders. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
Mrob3808 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome