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Question 1988 Mustang GT Hatchback, where should I set the timing at?

88gt 302 stock heads ported and pollished and shaved, 65mm TB, 70mm TB spacer, 70mm Mass Air , Mass air conversion and 93 Cobra Computer, 24# injectors, B-303 cam,

where should i be at with the timing?

she is finally just about done..

its been a long 3 months.........

1988 GT Hatchback, 5 speed, BBK Headers, BBK H-pipe, Flowmasters, 3:55's, Subframe Conecters, Underdrive pulleys, BBK Cold Air, 65mm throtle body, 70mm TB spacer, 70 mm Mass air, 93 Cobra ECM, Mass-Air Conversion, 24 lb injectors, B303 cam, ported and polished upper and lower intake and ported and polished heads, heads shaved, total rebuild.

this was the old time....
1/4 mile..... 14.10 @ 95 MPH before i went into the motor.... on street tires.......
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probably around 14 degrees i would start at ten though and work your way up just in case but with your mods around 14 is a safe bet especially if your running a higher octane gas


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Some cars, can take upwards of 18, some don't like more than 10. Try 14 and see how it does, if you hear rattling, back it down a degree at the time till it stops.

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Some cars, can take upwards of 18, some don't like more than 10. Try 14 and see how it does, if you hear rattling, back it down a degree at the time till it stops.

i think that has alot to do with your spark plug gap. smaller gap less timing it likes

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Thanks for info it was distrib is the timing 10 btdc or atdc
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It should be, btdc.
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