Motor timing


Old 04-30-2006, 04:26 PM
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Default Motor timing

I have an old Trinity D4 11 turn motor that I'm thinking about putting in my TC3 this summer for some racing on a big asphalt track. This motor came with a car I bought a couple years back but I've never done anything with it until now. It has adjustable timing and I have no idea what the timing should be set at and I don't trust that it was right when I got the motor.

Anyone have any tips on how to set the timing right on this motor? I've always raced stock before so I'm completely in the dark on this.
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Old 05-01-2006, 03:28 AM
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12 degrees won't do any harm. Can should be marked for zero, you need to turn the endbell anti-clockwise as you look at it, making sure it is attached the right way and the motor does not spin in reverse.
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