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1946-64 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
1946-48 All .025 .020 35-38 153624
1
.008H .010H
1949 All .025 .020 35-38 153624
1
.008H .010H
1950 All .035 .020 35-38 153624
1
.008H .010H
1951-52 All .035 .020 35-38 153624
1
.008H .010H
1953-54 6 .035 .020 36-42 153624 .010H .010H
V8 .035 .017
2
18436572
3
Zero Zero
1955 6 .035 .020 39 153624 .010H .010H
V8 .035 .017
2
18436572
3
Zero Zero
1956 6 .035 .020 39 153624 .010H .010H
V8-270 .035 .017 29-32 18436572
3
Zero Zero
V8-315
2 Bar. Carb.
.035 .017 29-32 18436572
3
Zero Zero
V8-315
4 Bar. Carb.
.035 .017 29-32 18436572
3
.012H .022H
1957 6 .035 .020 39 153624 .010H .010H
V8-325 .035 .017 29-32 18436572
3
Zero Zero
V8-354
1 Carb.
.035 .017 29-32 18436572
3
Zero Zero
V8-354
2 Carbs.
.035 .017
4
18436572
3
.015H .024H
1958 6 .035 .020 39 153624 .010H .010H
V8 .035 .017 29-32 18436572
3
.060-.210
9
1959 6 .035 .020 39 153624 2 1/2° .010H .010H
V8 .035 .017 29-32 18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
1960 6 .035 .020 36-42 153624
Pulley
.010H .020H
V8 .035 .017 27-32 18436572
3
12
13
14
1961 6-170, 225 .035 .020 40-45 153624 21/2°
Pulley
.010H .020H
6-225
4 Bar. Carb.
.028 .020 40-45 153624 10°
Pulley
.010H .020H
V8-318
Std. Tran
.035 .017 27-32 18436572
3
.010H .018H
V8-318
Auto. Tran
.035 .017 27-32 18436572
3
10° .010H .018H
V8-361
2 Bar. Carb.
.035 .017 27-32 18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
V8-36
4 Bar. Carb.
.035 .017 27-32 18436572
3
10° .016C .028C
V8-383 .035 .017
17
18436572
3
7 1/2° .016C .028C
1962 6 .035 .020 40-45 153624 2 1/2°
Pulley
.010H .020H
8-318
Std. Tran
.035 .017 27-32 18436572
3
.013H .021H
8-318
Auto. Tran
.035 .017 27-32 18436572
3
10° .013H .021H
8-361 "880" .035 .017 27-32 18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
8-361 Dart, Polara .035 .017 27-32 18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
8-361
Hi-Perf., 1
.035 .017
17
18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
8-383, 413
Hi-Perf.
.035 .017
17
18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
8-413
Ram, Man.
.035 .017
17
18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
1963 6 .035 .20 40-45 153624 2 1/2° .010H .020H
8-318
Std. Trans.
.035 .017 28-33 18436572
3
.013H .021H
8-318
Auto. Trans.
.035 .017 28-33 18436572
3
10° .013H .021H
8-361, 383
2 Bar. Carb.
.035 .017 28-33 18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
8-383
4 Bar. Carb.
.035 .017
17
18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
8-426 .035 .017
17
18436572
3
10° .028C .032C
1964 6 .035 .20 40-45 153624 2 1/2° .010H .020H
8-273
Std. Trans
.035 .017 28-33 18436572
3
.013H .021H
8-273
Auto. Trans
.035 .017 28-33 18436572
3
10° .013H .021H
8-318
Std. Trans
.035 .017 28-33 18436572
3
.013H .021H
8-318
Auto. Trans
.035 .017 28-33 18436572
3
10° .013H .021H
8-361 383
2 Bar. Carb.
.035 .017 28-33 18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
8-413 .035 .017 28-33 18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
8-383,426
4 Bar. Carb.
.035 .017
17
18436572
3
10° .060-.210
9
8-426
Hemi Charg.
.020 .017
18
18436572
3
19
.028C .032C
 

1- With Fluid Drive "0", others 2°.

2- Each set of points 26-28°, total dwell both sets 32-36°.

3- Cylinder numbering (front to rear): Left bank 1-3-5-7 Right bank 2-4-6-8.

4- Each set of points 29-32°, total dwell both sets 36-39°.

9- With lifters collapsed.

12- V8-383 Ram manifold 7 1/2°, others 10°.

13- V8-318 .O1OH, V8-361, 383 .060-.210 w/lifters collapsed, V8-361, 383 Ram .O16C.

14-V8-318 .018H, V8-361, 383 .060-.210 w/lifters collapsed, V8-361, 383 Ram .018C.

17-Each set of points 27-32°.Total dwell both sets 34-40°.

18- Each set 27-31°, total dwell both sets 34-38°.

19- With N61Y plugs, 31° at 3000 R.P.M.; with N58R plugs, 34° at 3000 R.P.M.