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Old 01-12-2019, 04:53 PM   #1
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Default Ignition, way of


I'm a new member. I'm from Germany. I have some questions. My first:

I have mounted the timing indicator scala. I read that - if the hand lever on highest position - the ignition point should be 5 - 10 degrees after piston highes position. If the hand lever is down the ignition point should be 30 - 35 degrees before highest piston position.

I measured the way of the hand lever. From high to low there are only 25 degrees area.

1) I think more than 25 degrees advance is bad, because the engine turns relativ low on highest rpm?
2) I think, for starting it's o. k. with 0 degrees?

Are that right? Or is it a mistake, that the handle lever only makes 25 degrees?

Thanks in advance for helping hints.
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