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What is the proper point gap for a 1977 flh

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what is the proper point gap for a 1977 flh
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Steve replied 8 years ago.

Hi Jeff,

point gap should be set to .018" on the wide lobe, then checked on the narrow lobe for .016"-.020".

if the narrow lobe check is not within that tolerance, it indicates the point shaft bolt is bent. tap it back into alignment and repeat the setting procedure.

let me know if you need more help.


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