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dwell angle be set at for 1975 chevy V8 medium duty truck?

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What should the dwell angle be set at for 1975 chevy V8 medium duty truck?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  ase_master327 replied 8 years ago.
Hi, there is no listed specification for the dwell on this engine.. because 1975 trucks actually used HEI distributor, which doesn't have points...

But here is how to adjust the points on a V8 SBC engine:

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Expert:  ase_master327 replied 8 years ago.
Hi again, the gap is 0.019", and the dwell is 29-31 degrees on the V8.. and 31 - 34 degrees on the 6 cylinder (if you have it).