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1957 F bird timing specs

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Old 08-22-2009, 08:30 PM
 
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1957 F bird timing specs

Can anybody help me with the timing specs for a 1957 factory sumercharged " F " bird ? Mine gets hot very easily and then must cool down before being able to re-start her. I sure would appreciate any ideas.
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hi,, i got an old book..... doesn't mention super charged,,,, but for the V 8,, its a .015 point gap,,, than set the timing to 6 degrees for auto trans,,, 3 for stick.
disconnect the vacuum line 1st if it has one...
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