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1960-64 Tune-up Specifications

 
Year
Engine
car
model
Spark
plug
gap
Point
Gap
Dwell
Angle
Firing
Order
Ignition
Timing
(BTDC
or Mark)
Valve Lash
Intake
Exhaust
1960
-61
6 Cly. Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624
4°Pulley
.016H .016H
6 Cly. Auto trans
.034
.025
37-42
153624
10°Pulley
.016H
.016H
1962
6 Cly. Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 4° .016H .016H
6 Cly. Auto trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 10°
.016H
.016H
1963
 
 
6-144 Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 8°
.066- .216 3
6-144 Auto trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 12°
.066- .216 3
6-170 Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 6°
.066- .216 3
6-170 Auto trans .034 .025 37-42 153624 12°
.066- .216 3
V8 Std. trans
.034 .017 26-31 15426378 1 6°
3/4 Turns 2
V8 Auto trans .034 .017 26-31 15426378 1 10°
3/4 Turns 2
1964
6 Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624
.066- .216 3
6 Auto trans .034 .025 37-42 153624 12°
.066- .216 3
V8 Std. trans .034 .017 26-31 15426378 1 6°
3/4 Turns 2
V8 Auto trans .034 .017 26-31 15426378 1 10°
3/4 Turns 2
1 - Cylinders numbering front to rear:        
      Right bank 1234  left bank 5678 

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