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Question 1988 mustang ignition timing ?

88 mustang gt 5.0 ho what is the correct timing and ive heard i have to unplug something to do it so what is it i have to unplug

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there is a wire loom coming off the distributor with a connector at the end of it that has a plug in it pull that plug out

the stock timing is 10 degrees

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There is a little spout thats needs to be disconnected before timing it, you can miss it hanging off the distribrutor, and i set the timing at 10degrees if its stock.. once you timed the car, put the spout back it, thats for your timing advance...

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