Spark plug gap on a 1965' 200Ci? - Vintage Mustang Forums
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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-26-2003, 04:28 PM
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-26-2003, 04:45 PM
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For a 200-6, the '65 shop manual calls for a gap of .032 - .036 inches.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-26-2003, 06:18 PM
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Sounds like you're back to wrenching on the car. Did you round up a spark plug setting tool?


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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-26-2003, 07:01 PM
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Got the spark plug tools...PO had them at oh about .045, lol.
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With a pertronix, .045 is right. With points, .032
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Glen: the larger gap is used only with the Petronix coil or other aftermarket high output coil. The Petronix ignition put onto the dizzy instead of the points doesn't require a change of plug gap.

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