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bearcat timing 5 years 5 months ago #71161

Using a timing light while running would I line up the 8 mark

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Re:bearcat timing 5 years 5 months ago #71191

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Yep set it 8 degrees while idling at 650 rpm.

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Dick Johnson

1989 16ft Sylvan

'57 Evinrude 18 (finally found a decent one)
'58 Johnson 5.5
'72 Johnson 6.0
'61 Homelite
'64 Johnson 18
'65 Homelite 55
'66 Homelite 55
'68 Bearcat 55 (3)
'70 Bearcat 55 (2)
'71 Bearcat 85 (Sold)

Re: bearcat timing 5 years 5 months ago #71799

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Turned out Don had a fuel issue.
Compression and timing were correct, fuel delivery was fine
He pulled carbs and bowls to find the main jet resting in bottom of one bowl
Now she is running fine!

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