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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
1960-62 6
Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624
Pulley
.016H .016H
6
Auto trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 10°
Pulley
.016H .016H
1963 6-144
Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 .066-.216
2
6-144
Auto trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° .066-.216
2
6-170
Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 .066-.216
2
6-170
Auto trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° .066-.216
2
V8
Std. trans
.034 .017 26-31 15426378
1
3/4 Turns
3
V8
Auto trans
.034 .017 26-31 15426378
1
10° 3/4 Turns
3
1964 6-144
Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 .066-.216
2
6-144
Auto trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° .066-.216
2
6-170
Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 .066-.216
2
6-170
Auto trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° .066-.216
2
6-200
Std. trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 .066-.216
2
6-200
Auto trans
.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° .066-.216
2
V8
Std. trans
.034 .017 26-31 15426378
1
3/4 Turns
3
V8
Auto trans
.034 .017 26-31 15426378
1
10° 3/4 Turns
3
 

1 - Cylinders numbering front to rear: Right bank 1234 left bank 5678

2 - 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.

3- tighten rocker arm adjusting screw to eliminate all push rod end clearance, then tighten screw number turns listed.