Decellier dizzy dwell setting and fault finding

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scirocco_ne
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Decellier dizzy dwell setting and fault finding

Post by scirocco_ne » Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:17 am

I have just found out that our dizzy has points and could need some setting up.

Does anyone know the dwell value for the mk2 on a decelier ?

I have a dwell meter built into our co tester so may as well get it bang on.

And i wanted to ask aswell Is there any other things to test beyond the vac advance on this unit? Any testing tips?

Im changing the cap and arm already.

Thanks

Mick



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Re: Decellier dizzy dwell setting and fault finding

Post by chopperoli » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:13 pm

Still using points, wow. Do yourself a favour and go TCI :D



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Re: Decellier dizzy dwell setting and fault finding

Post by scirocco_ne » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:48 pm

chopperoli wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:13 pm
Still using points, wow. Do yourself a favour and go TCI :D
I may have been a tad presumptive anyway as i think the smaller engines have points but 1600 plus is not thankfully

Ill soon find out :)



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Re: Decellier dizzy dwell setting and fault finding

Post by GT_II » Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:21 pm

Around 47 degrees according to Haynes if it has points (equivalent to 53%).



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Re: Decellier dizzy dwell setting and fault finding

Post by mark1gls » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:58 pm

1979 ish is when VW stopped using points in dissys and switched to electronic ignition.

I used to have them in 1978 Mk1 but switched to Accuspark electronic ignition now...


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