need to know point gap for 351w droping it into my fairlane till i rebuild the arigional 289

Asked by Jul 24, 2011 at 03:45 PM about the 1967 Ford Fairlane

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Point gap should be .017 depending on the year and cam installed.

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this may sound stupid,but the best guadge for setting points on a ford engine is to tear off a pice of a book of matches you know matches to start a fire with,is the perfect setting for the points.

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ty i got it thats the trick my dad told me about the match book worked good ty

best trick their is.

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Can anybody help. I have a 79 f100 with a 351w. I went back to points n the truck is backfiring. Is their a different order besides the book

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