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RAMBLER

1958-64 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
1958
6  L-Head
.035
.016
28-35
153624
.016H
.018C
6  O-Head
.035
.016
28-33
153624
.012H
.016H
V8-250
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
.012H
.014H
V8-327
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
Zero
Zero
1959
6  Flathead
.035
.016
28-35
153624
.016C
.018C
6  OHV
.035
.016
28-35
153624
.012H
.016H
V8-250
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
TDC
.012H
.014H
V8-327
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
Zero
Zero
1960
American  5
.035
.020
37-41
153624
.016C
.018C
American Custom 6
.035
.016
28-35
153624
.012H
.016H
American Custom 7
.035
.016
28-35
153624
10°
.012H
.016H
6 Rambler
.035
.016
28-35
153624
.012H
.016H
V8-250
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
TDC
.012H
.014H
V8-327 250 hp
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
TDC
Zero
Zero
V8-327 270 hp
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
Zero
Zero
1961
American  5
.035
.020
37-41
153624
.016C
.018C
American Custom 6
.035
.016
28-35
153624
.012H
.016H
American Custom 7
.035
.016
28-35
153624
10°
.012H
.016H
6 Rambler
.035
.016
28-35
153624
.012H
.016H
V8-250 Std. tran
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
TDC
.012H
.014H
V8-250 Auto tran
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
.012H
.014H
V8-327
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
Zero
Zero
1962
American 6  L-Head
.035
.020
36-42
153624
.016C
.018C
American OHV-6 5
.035
.016
28-35
153624
.012H 8
.012H 8
American OHV-6 6
.035
.016
28-35
153624
10°
Zero 9
Zero 9
6 Rambler
.035
.016
28-35
153624
.012H
.016H
V8-327 Std. tran
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
Zero
Zero
V8-327 Auto tran
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
Zero
Zero
1963
American 6  L-Head
.035
.020
31-34
153624
.016C
.018C
American OHV-6 5
.035
.016
31-34
153624
.012H 12
.016H 12
American OHV-6 6
.035
.016
31-34
153624
10° 
.012H 12
.016H 12
6 Rambler
.035
.016
31-34
153624
11
.012H 12
.016H 12
6-232
.035
.016
31-34
153624
Zero
Zero
V8  Std. tran
.035
.020
28-32
18436572 1
TDC
Zero
Zero
V8  Auto tran
.035
.020
28-32
18436572 1
Zero
Zero
1964
American 6  L-Head
.035
.020
31-34
153624
.016C
.018C
American OHV-6 5
.035
.016
31-34
153624
.012H 12
.016H 12
American OHV-6 6 
.035
.016
31-34
153624
10°
.012H 12
.016H 12
6 Rambler
.035
.016
31-34
153624
.012H
.016H 
6 -232
.035
.016
31-34
153624
Zero
Zero
V8  Std. tran
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
TDC
Zero
Zero
V8  Auto tran
.035
.016
28-32
18436572 1
Zero
Zero
1 - Cylinders numbering front to rear:
 Right bank 2468  left bank 1357  

5- Std. Trans

6- Auto Trans
7- Power steering +2°

8- Cast iron block

9- Aluminum block
11- Early 5° , late 8°

12- With Aluminum block hydraulic lifters
are used and clearance is zero