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donfaber
Don Faber
Columbus, IN
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10/31/2007 10:53PM

Main British Car:
1979 MGB 3.9L Rover V8

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timing tape or timing tag - 3.9L rover V8
Posted by: donfaber
Date: July 09, 2022 07:16PM

Just had my distributor rebuilt - I've been advised to set timing at 18 deg before tdc. My flywheel has no marking - has anyone used timing tape or timing tab on these engines? Source? Thanks


BlownMGB-V8
Jim Blackwood
9406 Gunpowder Rd., Florence, KY 41042
(6261 posts)

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10/23/2007 12:59PM

Main British Car:
1971 MGB Blown,Injected,Intercooled Buick 340/AA80E/JagIRS

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Re: timing tape or timing tag - 3.9L rover V8
Posted by: BlownMGB-V8
Date: July 10, 2022 07:27AM

You should be able to use a dial-back timing light.

Jim


donfaber
Don Faber
Columbus, IN
(89 posts)

Registered:
10/31/2007 10:53PM

Main British Car:
1979 MGB 3.9L Rover V8

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Re: timing tape or timing tag - 3.9L rover V8
Posted by: donfaber
Date: July 10, 2022 08:00AM

Had not heard of this - thanks!


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