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firing order and how to set timing for 1987 Ford f-150 ...

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firing order and how to set timing for 1987 Ford f-150 302(5.0)


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1987 Ford f-150 302






Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  david replied 11 years ago.
hi thank you for the question hope this help
FIRING ORDER 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8               ---------- 
FRONT | 1 2 3 4 |
OF | |
DISTRIBUTOR ROTATES COUNTER VEHICLE | 5 6 7 8 |
CLOCKWISE ----------
TIMING SPECIFICATION 10 DEGREES 
BEFORE TOP DEAD CENTER                                
*BASE TIMING SPECIFICATION
*SET AT WARM IDLE SPEED (ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED -
NOT ADJUSTABLE)
*DISCONNECT SINGLE WIRE SPOUT CONNECTOR (YELLOW/LIGHT
GREEN) OR REMOVE SHORTING BAR ON DOUBLE WIRE SPOUT
CONNECTOR AT IGNITION MODULE (TERMINAL #5)
*ALL ACCESSORIES OFF
*TRANSMISSION IN PARK
 
you can adjust timing small amounts by turning the distrubter
if timing is to far off you will need to remove the timing  
Chane and set the timing marks in line