Ignition and Timing

A Guide to Rebuilding, Repair and Replacement

Ignition and Timing
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An essential guide to ignition and timing, for classic car owners and restorers. Aimed at both keen amateurs and professionals alike, Ignition and Timing covers the history and evolution of the automotive ignition system, and how to fit, modify and maintain your system for optimum timing and maximum performance.

Topics covered include:

Post-war distributors and aftermarket systems

Understanding and fault-testing the coil ignition system

How to fit electronic ignitions and modify the distributor, including twin-point distributors

Rebuilding and maintenance

Lucas, Delco and Bosch systems

Identification charts for your distributor

How to achieve optimum timing and how to use a timing light

The author

From childhood, Colin Beever's main interests were cars and motor racing. In 1983 he joined a company supplying Lucas electrical products for classic British cars and made ignition his speciality. Through working closely with Lucas technical department, sorting out problems they had with early vintage distributors, Colin gained a wealth of knowledge and technical information, leading to his founding Retro Classic Car Parts Ltd, www.retroclassiccarparts.com.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781847979735
Illustrations: 90 color photos
Size: 7.43 in x 9.7 in x 0.25 in / 188.72 mm x 246.38 mm x 6.35 mm
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