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1965-75 Tune-up Specifications

 
Year Engine Car Model Spark Plug Type
(A)
- Gap
Point Gap Dwell Angle Firing Order Ignition Timing (BTDC or Mark)
1
Hot Idle
10
Std. Tran Auto Tran
2
1965 V8-430 BF-42/.034
6
.017
7
26-31
8
15426378
9
- 465D
9
1966-67 V8-462 BTF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 10°
9
- 475D
9
V8-462
4
BTF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378 10°
9
- 500D
5
1968 V8-462
3
BTF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378
9
- 550D
5
1968-69 V8-460
3
BRF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378
9
- 550D
5
1970 V8-460 BRF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378
9
- 600D
11
1971 V8-460 BRF-42/.034 .017 26-31 15426378
9
- 600D
11
1972 V8-460
Exc. CA
BF-42/.034 .017 26-30 15426378 10°
9
- 625D
11
V8-460
CA
BF-42/.034 .017 26-30 15426378
9
- 625D
11
1973 V8-460 ARF-42/.034 .017 24-30 15426378 14° - 600D
1974 V8-460 ARF-52/.054
12
- 15426378 14° - 650D
1975 V8-460 ARF-52/.044
12
- 15426378 14° - 650D
 

A - Autolite

1- BTDC - Before top dead center

2- D- Drive N- neutral

3 - With IMCO system

4-With Thermactor exhaust emission control system

5- With headlights on and A/C "Full on".

6- Transistor ignition .030 7- Transistor ignition .020

8- Transistor ignition 22° - 24°

9- Whenever idle speed or ignition timing is to be adjusted, vacuum line to brake release mechanism must be disconnected and plugged to prevent parking brake from releasing when selector is moved to drive.

10- 1965-71 A/C turned to "Full on" position

11- Headlamps on hi-beam, A/C off

12- Breakerless distributor