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hippysmack [Single Contact Points - Manual Advance]
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 ==== Timing Adjustment ==== ==== Timing Adjustment ====
  
-  * First, set the front cylinder on the compression stroke. \\ You [[techtalk:​ref:​trouble05#​find_tdc_compression_using_the_rocker_arms_as_a_visual|can watch for both front push rods to become bottomed out]] ((doodah man of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2071019&​highlight=circuit+breaker)) (collapse the push rod tubes to see the push rod action) \\ See also [[techtalk:​ref:​trouble05#​find_compression_using_the_finger_method|Using the finger method to find the compression stroke]] and [[techtalk:​ref:​trouble05#​find_compression_using_a_tdc_whistle|Using a TDC Whistle to find the compression stroke]].+  * First, set the front cylinder on the compression stroke. \\ You [[techtalk:​ref:​svcproc22#​find_tdc_compression_using_the_rocker_arms_as_a_visual|can watch for both front push rods to become bottomed out]] ((doodah man of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2071019&​highlight=circuit+breaker)) (collapse the push rod tubes to see the push rod action) \\ See also [[techtalk:​ref:​svcproc22#​find_compression_using_the_finger_method|Using the finger method to find the compression stroke]] and [[techtalk:​ref:​svcproc22#​find_compression_using_a_tdc_whistle|Using a TDC Whistle to find the compression stroke]].
   * Next, remove timing hole plug from the left crankcase. \\ Put the front cylinder advance timing mark in the center of the hole while still on the compression stroke.   * Next, remove timing hole plug from the left crankcase. \\ Put the front cylinder advance timing mark in the center of the hole while still on the compression stroke.
   * This sets the front piston at 40° before Top Dead Center (TDC) on the compression stroke. \\ (where the spark occurs when the engine is revving at high revs, with the auto advance unit at full advance). ​   * This sets the front piston at 40° before Top Dead Center (TDC) on the compression stroke. \\ (where the spark occurs when the engine is revving at high revs, with the auto advance unit at full advance). ​