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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-24-2020, 04:05 PM Thread Starter
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283 timing

1963 283 stock rebuild with rv type cam, Edelbrock performer intake, Edelbrock 600 cfm elec. Choke and headman headers. Hei distributor . What should the initial timing be set at?
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With the HEI, 8 degrees will be fine.

Two doors, four doors, wagons, and ragtops.
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With the HEI, 8 degrees will be fine.

I agree 100% but if it were mine I'd bump it up for a more responsive throttle. I'd think 12 would be doable without any issues.

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