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CHRYSLER
1946-64 Tune-up Specifications
Year
Engine or 
Car Model
Spark 
Plug Gap
Point
Gap
Dwell
Angle
Firing
Order
Ignition Timing 
(BTDC or Mark)
Valve Lash
Intake
Exhaust
1946-48
6
.025
.020
35-38
153624
2
.008H
.010H
8
.025
.017
27-30
16258374
2
.008H   3
.010H 3
1949-50
6
.035
.020
35-38
153624
.008H
.010H
8
.035
.017
27-30
16258374
0°
.008H   3
.010H 3
1951-52
6
.035
.020
35-38
153624
2
.008H
.010H
V8
.035
.017
4
18436572  5
Zero
Zero
1953-54
6
.035
.020
35-38
153624
.008H
.010H
V8
.035
.017
4
18436572  5
6
Zero
Zero
1955
300
.035
.017
4
18436572  5
10°
.015H
.024H
Others
.035
.017
4
18436572  5
6
Zero
Zero
1956
Windsor
.035
.017
31
18436572  5
Zero
Zero
New Yorker
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
4°
Zero
Zero
300B
.035
.017
31
18436572  5
8°
.015H
.024H
1957
300C
.035
.017
8
18436572  5
.015H
.024H
New Yorker
.035
.017
8
18436572  5
6°
Zero
Zero
Others
.035
.017
29
18436572  5
6°
Zero
Zero
1958
V8- 354
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
        13          
.060-.210  14
V8- 392 New Yorker
.035
.017
8
18436572  5
6°
.060-.210  14
V8- 392 300D
.035
.017
8
18436572  5
6°
.015H
.024H
1959
V8- 383
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
12°
.060-.210 14
1960
V8- 383
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 New Yorker
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
12°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 300F Std.
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 300F Auto
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
.060-.210 14
1961
V8- 361 Newport
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
12°
.060-.210 14
V8- 383 Windsor
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 New Yorker
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 300G Std.
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 300G Auto
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
.060-.210 14
1962
V8- 361 Newport
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 383 300
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
12°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 New Yorker
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 300H
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
10°
.015H
.024H
1963
V8- 361 Newport
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 383 300
.035
.017
27-32
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 300
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 New Yorker
.035
.017
28-33
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 300J
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
 12.5° 
.015H
.024H
1964
V8- 361 Newport
.035
.017
28-33
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 383 300
.035
.017
28-33
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 300
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
V8- 413 New Yorker
.035
.017
28-33
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
300K 1 carb.
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
10°
.060-.210 14
300K 2 carbs.
.035
.017
7
18436572  5
12.5°
.017H
.028H
2 - Second line after "o" mark

3- Zero lash for hydraulic valve 
lifter jobs.

4- Each set of points 26-28°, total dwell
both sets 32-36°
5- Engine numbering front to rear:
left 1357 right 2468

6- Fourth line after "o" mark.

7- Each set of points 27-32°, total dwell
both sets 34-40°
8- Each set of points 29-32°, total dwell
both sets 36-39°

13- Windsor 8° , Saratoga 6°

14- With lifter collapsed.