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AMERICAN MOTORS

 

1965-75 Tune-up Specifications

 
Year Engine Car Model Spark Plug Type
(M)
- Gap
Point Gap Dwell Angle Firing Order

Ignition Timing (BTDC or Mark)

Hot Idle
3
Std.Tran Auto Tran
1965 American L-head 6 H10-.035 .016 31-34 153624 550
5
500N
5
American OHV-6
7
H18Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 550
5
N/A
American OHV-6
6
H18Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 10°
N/A
500N
5
6-199,232 N14Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 550
5
550N
5
V8-287,327 N14Y-.035 .016 28-32 18436572 550
5
500N
5
1966 6-199 N14Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 10°
10
550
6
550N
5
6-232 N14Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624
10
550
5
550N
5
V8-287,327 N14Y-.035 .016 28-32 18436572 2.5° 550
5
550N
5
V8-290
200HP
N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 TDC 500
5
500N
5
V8-290
225HP
N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 TDC 500
5
500N
5
1967 6-199
Delco-Remy
N14Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624
10
600
5
525D
5
6-199
Prestolite
N14Y-.035 .019 36-42 153624
10
600
5
525D
5
6-232
Delco-Remy
N14Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624
10
600
5
600N
5
6-232
Prestolite
N14Y-.035 .020 36-42 153624
10
600
5
600N
5
V8s
Delco-Remy
N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 TDC 600
5
600N
5
V8s
Prestolite
N12Y-.035 .016 27-32 18436572 TDC 600
5
600N
5

1968 -69

6-199,232
Std. tran
N14Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 TDC 600
5
N/A
6-199,232
Auto tran
N14Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624
N/A
525D
5

V8-290,343 ,390

N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 TDC 650
5
550D
5
1970 6-199,232 N14Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 600 550D

V8-304,360 ,390

N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572
4
650 600D
1971 6-232
Std. tran
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 700
N/A
6-232
Auto tran
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624
N/A
600D
6-258 N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 700 600D

V8-304,360 ,401

N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 2.5° 750 650D
1972 6-232
Exc. CA
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 600 550D
6-232
CA
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 700 600D
6-258
Exc. CA
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 600 550D
6-258
CA
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 700 600D
V8-304
Exc. CA
N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 750 650D
V8-304
CA
N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 750 700D
V8-360 N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 750 700D
V8-401
Exc. CA
N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 700 650D
V8-401
CA
N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 700 700D
1973 6-232 N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 700
8
600D
11
6-258 N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 700
8
600D
11
V8-304 N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 750 700D
V8-360 N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 750 700D
V8-401 N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 750 700D
1974 6-232
L/EGR
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 700 600D
6-232
W/EGR
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 600 550D
6-232
CA
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 600 700D
6-258
L/EGR
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 550 700D
6-258
W/EGR
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 550 600D
6-258
CA
N12Y-.035 .016 31-34 153624 600 700D
V8-304 N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572
12
750 700D
V8-360 N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 750 700D
V8-401 N12Y-.035 .016 29-31 18436572 750 700D
1975 6-232,258 N12Y-.035 - - 153624 600 550D
6-232,258
CA
N12Y-.035 - - 153624 600 700D
V8-304 N12Y-.035 - - 18436572 750 700D
V8-360 N12Y-.035 - - 18436572 N/A 700D

1- BTDC - Before top dead center

2- D- Drive N- neutral

3 - Where two speeds are listed, lower speed

indicates idle solenoid disconnected.

4 - V8-390 with distributor 1111948 setat TDC

5 - A/C switch full on

6 - Auto tranny

7-Std. tranny

8- Set Matador wagon at 600 rpm.

9- Early 5°, Late 8°

10- California vehicles TDC

11-Set Matador at 650D

12- Exc. CA auto trans 5°BTDC

CA auto trans 2.5°BTDC