1981 INTERNATIONAL TIMING A 345 INTERNATIONAL

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  • mkirkman99
  • 1981 International

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1981 Other International Models V8 Two Wheel Drive Manual 85000 miles

does anybody know the proper procedure for timing a 345. I keep hearing different things and don't know wich is right. I've heard time it off number 1, and I heard time it off number 8. I think it is 8 but i've been told set it at TDC and been told 6 deg. Adv. Also. Please help

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Sunday, August 9th, 2009 AT 4:20 PM

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There a few things with this vehicle. It is timed off of #8 cylinder. If it is a california emmission then it is TDC no matter if it is a stick or automatic. If it is not a california emission vehicle then if you have a 2210C carb it is 5 degrees TDC and if you have a 2300EG carb it is TDC. There should be a tag or casting on the carb to see which is which.

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