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Originally Posted by RarlyL8 View Post
Yes you can disconnect and plug the pot, I have done that on my car.

The distributor function is very simple. Vac pulls down the timing at idle, mechanical advance operates during accelleration and the lack of vacuum prevents any further advancement or retard. The timing is mechanically locked down at 26* @4000rpm.

The later distributors do not function in this manner which helps to confuse the operation.
So, you end up with 26 degrees at full boost with no provisions to retard some of that timing away? Hmmm....interesting.
Mark H. 1987 930, GP White, Wevo shifter, Borla exhaust, stock everything else. The result of a massive Pelicanite good will fire recovery effort. Truely an open book, ready for the slippery slopes to modification.
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