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OLDSMOBILE & F-85

 

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 6 .040 .022 31-37 153624 TDC
Flywheel
.008H .011H
8 .030 .016 21-30 16258374 Ball
Flywheel
.008H .011H
1949-50 6 .040 .022 31-37 153624 TDC
Flywheel
.008H .011H
8 .030 .016 26-33 18736542
1
2
Zero Zero
1951 All .030 .016 26-33 18736542
1
Slot Zero Zero
1952-54 All .030 .016 26-33 18736542
1
Slot Zero Zero
1955-56 All .030 .016 26-33 18736542
1
4
Zero Zero
1957 All .030
3
30 18736542
1
4
Zero Zero
1958 All .030
3
30 18736542
1
Zero Zero
1959 All .030
3
30 18736542
1
Zero Zero
1960 2 bar. Carb .030
3
30 18736542
1
Zero Zero
4 bar. Carb .030
3
30 18736542
1
Zero Zero
1961 F85
Std. tr.-155 hP
.040
3
30 18436572
1
Zero Zero
F85
Auto tr.-155 hp
.040
3
30 18436572
1
7 1/2° Zero Zero
F85
Std. tr.-185 hp
.040
3
30 18436572
1
Zero Zero
F85
Auto tr.-185 hp
.040
3
30 18436572
1
7 1/2° Zero Zero
F85-
215 hp
.025
3
30 18436572
1
10° Zero Zero
Olds
2 Bar. carb
.030
3
30 18736542
1
Zero Zero
Olds
4 Bar. carb
.030
3
30 18736542
1
Zero Zero
1962 F85
155 hp Std. tran
.030
3
30 18436572
1
Zero Zero
F85,
155 hp Auto tran
.030
3
30 18436572
1
7 1/2° Zero Zero
F85
185 hp Std. tran
.030
3
30 18436572
1
5 ° Zero Zero
F85
185 hp Auto tran
.030
3
30 18436572
1
7 1/2°° Zero Zero
F85-
215 hp
.030
3
30 18436572
1
10° Zero Zero
Olds- 260 hp .030
3
30 18736542
1
2 1/2° Zero Zero
Olds all others .030
3
30 18736542
1
Zero Zero
1963 F85
155hp Std. tran
.030
3
30 18436572
1
Zero Zero
F85
155 hp Auto tran
.030
3
30 18436572
1
7 1/2° Zero Zero
F85
185 hp
.030
3
30 18436572
1
7 1/2° Zero Zero
F85
195 hp
.030
3
30 18436572
1
7 1/2° Zero Zero
F85-
215 hp
.030
3
30 18436572
1
10° Zero Zero
Olds- 260 hp .030
3
30 18736542
1
2 1/2° Zero Zero
Olds all others .030
3
30 18736542
1
Zero Zero
1964 F85-
V6 225
.030
3
30 165432
5
Zero Zero
F85-
V8 330
.030
3
30 18436572
1
7 1/2° Zero Zero
Olds- V8 330 .030
4
30 18436572
1
7 1/2° Zero Zero
V8-394
Std. tran
.030
3
30 18736542
1
2 1/2° Zero Zero
V8-394
Auto tran
.030
3
30 18736542
1
Zero Zero
 

1 - Cylinder numbering front to rear:

Left 1357

Right 2468

2- Between two steel balls.

3- Turn adjusting screw in until engine begins to misfire, then back screw 1/2 turn

4- Cars with notch, set at leading edge of notch. Cars with three notches, set at center one.

5- Cylinder numbering front to rear:

Left 135

Right 246