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FORD * MERCURY

 

1965-69 Tune-up Specifications

1970-75
Year Engine Car Model Spark Plug Type
(A)
- Gap
Point Gap Dwell Angle Firing Order Ignition Timing (BTDC or Mark)
1
Hot Idle
Std. Tran Auto Tran
2
1965 6-170
Std. trans
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 585
3
-
6-170
Auto trans
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° - 525D
3
6-200
Std. trans
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 585
3
-
6-200
Auto trans
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° - 525D
3
8-260
Std. trans
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 585
3
-
8-260
Auto trans
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 10° - 525D
3
8-289 BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 585
3
525D
3
8-289
High perf
BF-32/.030 .020 30-33 15426378 12° 750
3
675D
3
1966 6-170
Std. trans 4
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 575
3
-
6-170
Std. trans 5
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 TDC 625
3
-
6-170
Auto trans 4
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° - 500D
3
6-170
Auto trans 5
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 TDC - 550D
3
6-200
Std. trans4
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 575
3
-
6-200
Std. trans5
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 TDC 625
3
-
6-200
Auto trans 4
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° - 500D
3
6-200
Auto trans 5
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 TDC - 550D
3
8-289
Std. trans4
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 575
3
-
8-289
Std. trans 5
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 TDC 625
3
-
8-289
Auto trans 4
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 10° - 475
3
8-289
Auto trans 5
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 625
3
8-289
High perf
BF-32/.030 .020 30-33 15426378 TDC 675
3
575D
3
8-390
4
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 10° 575
3
475
3
8-390
5
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 625
3
625D
3
1967 6-170
Std. trans 4
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 575
3
-
6-170
Std. trans 5
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 TDC 700
3
-
6-170
Auto trans 4
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° - 500D
3
6-170
Auto trans 5
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 TDC - 550D
3
6-200
Std. trans 4
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 575
3
-
6-200
Std. trans 5
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 700
3
-
6-200
Auto trans 4
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 12° - 500D
3
6-200
Auto trans 5
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 - 550D
3
8-289
Std. trans 4, 8
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 575
3
-
8-289
Std. trans 5, 8
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 TDC 625
3
-
8-289
Auto trans 4, 8
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 475D
3
8-289
Auto trans 5, 8
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 TDC - 550D
3
8-289
Std. trans 4, 9
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 600
3
-
8-289
Std. trans 5, 9
BF-32/.030 .020 26-31 15426378 TDC 625
3
-
8-289
Auto trans 4, 9
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 475D
3
8-289
Auto trans 5, 9
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 TDC - 550D
3
8-289
4, 10
BF-42/.030 .020 30-33 15426378 12° 750
3
650D
3
8-289
5, 10
BF-32/.030 .020 30-33 15426378 750
3
650D
3
8-390
4
BF-32/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 10° 575
3
475
3
8-390
5
BF-32/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 625
3
550D
3
1968 6-170 BF-82/.034 .027 37-42 153624 700
6
550D
6
6-200 BF-82/.034 .027 37-42 153624 700
6
550D
7
6-289
2 Bar carb
BF-42/.034 .021 24-29 15426378 625
6
550D
6
8-289
4 Bar carb
BF-32/.034 .020 30-33 15426378 750
6
650D
11
8-302
2 Bar carb
BF-42/.034 .021 30-33 15426378 625
6
550D
7
8-302
4 Bar carb 5
BF-42/.034 .021 30-33 15426378 625
6
-
8-302
4 Bar carb 13
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 550D
7
8-390
2 Bar carb 5
BF-42/.034 .021 30-33 15426378 625
6
-
8-390
2 Bar carb 13
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 550D
6
8-390
4 Bar carb 5
BF-42/.034 .021 30-33 15426378 625
6
-
8-390
4 Bar carb 5
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 550D
6
8-390
"GT"
BF-32/.034 .016 26-31 15426378 700
6
550D
6
8-427 BF-32/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 600D
6
8-428
Cobra Jet
BF-32/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 700
6
650D
11
1969 6-170 BF-82/.034 .027 35-40 153624 750 550D
6-200 BF-82/.034 .027 35-40 153624 750 550D
6-250
no A/C
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 700 550D
6-250
With A/C
BF-82/.034 .025 37-42 153624 700/ 500
12
550/ 450D
12
8-302
Std. trans
BF-42/.034 .021 24-29 15426378 650 -
8-302
Auto trans
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 550D
8-302
H.O.
AF-32/.030 .020 30-33 15426378 16° 800 -
8-351
2 Bar carb
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 13726548 650 550D
8-351
4 Bar carb
BF-32/.034 .017 26-31 13726548 650 550D
8-390
Std. trans
BF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 700 -
8-390
Auto trans
BF-32/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 550D
8-427 BF-32/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 - 600D
8-428 BF-32/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 700 650
 

A- Autolite

1- BTDC - Before top dead center

2 - D- Drive

3 - If A/C, A/C switch turned to "Full on" position.

4 -Without Thermactor Emission System

5-With Thermactor Emission System

6 - With Thermactor Emission System. Adjust idle speed with head lights and A/C on

7- Dual diaphragm .027 gap, 35-40 dwell. Single diaphragm .025 gap, 37-42 dwell.

8- Two barrel Carburetor

9- Four barrel carb.

10- With transistor ignition

11- Mustang & Cougar

12- Higher figure is with throttle solenoid energized

13- With IMCO system