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how do I set the timing on a 97 Chevy Silverado K 1500

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how do I set the timing on a 97 Chevy Silverado K 1500
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  CCTMSTR replied 8 years ago.
Ignition timing is set using a scan tool that reads data.The distrubitor can be slightly adjusted to what is called "Camshaft Retard Offset".The spec is O degrees to +2 degrees.There is no conventional way to set the timing with a timing light.
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