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Re: 1988 2.3 TurboCoupe Adjustable Timming Sprocket Setting ????

On Fri, 19 Sep 1997 AKLARION@aol.com wrote:

> Hey guys!
> Correct me if I'm wrong but aren't adjustable cam gears to dail in cam
> timing? And to get that right you have to put a dial indicator on the piston
> and then set it to the desired setting, from my experience with high RPM
> motorcycle engines (13500 limit) this is a very precise setting. I could be
> blowing smoke because motorcycles have two cams. To maximize the benifit we
> would then advance the ignition timing.(high altitude)
> My 0.02.

Nope. U use a adjustable sprocket to move the power band around on a car.

->71 Pinto stonestock 2.3 EFI Turbo T5, 13.67@99 on generic radials
->86 Escort..12.06@57 1/8th mile:) ..but gets me where I gotta
go..sometimes<----turbo soon to come.Stay tuned for details