Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Greater Puget Sound Area
Re: Intitial timing for a '71 360 FE engine
Low initial advance is not good for performance or milage but preignition and detonation will burn your engine up. If you are looking for performance then recurve the distributor first, then set the initial advance according to the new curve.
66 Mustang Coupe. 365hp, 4spd Toploader, sub-frame connectors
Shelby drop, suspension tuned for slalom and hill climb
body mods and weight reduced to 2000lbs; name: Muskrat