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FAIRLANE

1962-64 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
1962
6 cyl. Std. tran
.034
.025
37-42
153624
4°
.016H
.016H
6 cyl. Auto tran
.034
.025
37-42
153624
10°
.016H
.016H
V8 Std. tran
.034
.017
26-31
15426378 1
4°
3/4 Turn 2
V8 Auto  tran
.034
.017
26-31
15426378 1
12°
3/4 Turn 2
1963
6 cyl. Std. tran
.034
.025
37-42
153624
.066-.216 3
6 cyl. Auto tran
.034
.025
37-42
153624
12°
.066-.216 3
V8 Std. tran
.034
.017
26-31
15426378 1
3/4 Turn 2
V8 Auto  tran
.034
.017
26-31
15426378 1
10°
3/4 Turn 2
1964
6 cyl. Std. tran
.034
.025
37-42
153624
066-.216 3
6 cyl. Auto tran
.034
.025
37-42
153624
12°
066-.216 3
V8- 260 Std. tran
.034
.017
26-31
15426378 1
3/4 Turn 2
V8- 260 Auto  tran
.034
.017
26-31
15426378 1
10°
3/4 Turn 2
V8- 289 Std. tran
.034
.017
26-31
15426378 1
3/4 Turn 2
V8- 289 Auto tran
.034
.017
26-31
15426378 1
10°
3/4 Turn 2
V8- 289 Hi perf
.034
.020
31-34
15426378 1
10°
.020H
.020H
1 - Cylinder numbering front to rear: 
Left 5678 Right 1234

2 - Tighten rocker arm adjusting screw to eliminate
all push rod end clearance, then tighten the number 
of turns listed.
3- Clearance is obtained at the valve stem tip with hydraulic 
lifter collapsed.  If clearance is less than the minimum install
undersized push rod. If greater use an oversized push rod.