[Vwdiesel] Injection timing --(Hillbilly tuning 1980 to 86 Bosch )

H.Hagar h_hagar at prcn.org
Thu Mar 25 09:45:37 EST 2004

As time goes by , more and more of you will begin to tune by feel and sound.
So here are some notes.

We were asked :

What are the signs of advancing timing too far? Shawn Wright

The Hillbilly tuning procedure makes it clear that you should move the
pump a pencil line at the time. If you do it that way , you have nothing to fear.

When it gets too far the noise in idle ---( the marbles on the plate get bigger)
gets louder.  From where you can detect it and to the point where it will hurt
the engine ---is many pencils.

Do not do a Hillbilly and then do the injectors.  The sequence is important, 
first the injectors then the Billy.

Now for the rest of indications lets ask the mechanics here ---how's about
it Loren and Ferguson ?.

Mine starts "too good"  and no smoke on a cold startup.  Does it wind up as 
overheating ? maybe.And very rough idle.?.


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