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Installing in my new 383 for the 'ol 55. Can I tell visually with the cap removed roughly where the timing is for the initial setting? With points I can see the position where the points break initiating the spark. How can I tell with this new one. Hopefully, there is a way?
 

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I've always just guessed and did OK.
 

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line the reluctor up with the center of the fixed magnetic pickup.
 

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Sometimes I've been able with hei to set the timing mark around 10* & with my spark tester on #1 plug wire key on move the dist housing quickly & the #1 wire will spark but normally just drop it in & point the rotor to #1 I know pretty much where the vacuum advance should point.
 
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