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Porsche 914 Technical Information
Ignition Timing

Ignition Timing

1. Check dwell angle, correcting to 44-50 if necessary.
2. Let engine run until warm.
3. Adjust ignition timing.


The adjustment is made with a stroboscopic timing light with the engine oil temperature between 30-70 C / 86-158 F. The ignition timing notch must align with the reference point on the fan housing.


Engine Ignition Timing At rpm Vacuum Hoses
1.7 and 2.0 L 27 btdc 3500 Disconnected
1.8 L 7.5 btdc 800-900 Disconnected

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