[T3] 73 squareback auto trans FI question

William Jahn willjahn975 at gmail.com
Wed May 18 17:12:28 PDT 2022

Jim :

 That's true , the only problem is the inductor is metal so even during the
time it takes to just check the timing it gets hot. I did get a harbor
freight timing light that has a plastic inductor and an advance dial to set
the timing on TDC. I never tried it but it might work better.


On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 4:57 AM Jim Adney <jadney at vwtype3.org> wrote:

> On 17 May 2022 at 14:38, William Jahn wrote:
> > Last time I checked the timing using an Actron timing light I was told to
> > check the timing engine hot . The trouble with that is the induction
> clip is
> > metal and gets so hot it affects the reading at least that's what Actron
> told
> > me.
> There's no need to leave the timing light attached the whole time the
> engine
> is warming up. Just attach it after the warmup and then check the timing.
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