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Setting timing in 1996 305 Chevy truck

I recently changed out the motor. I reused the original distributor. How can i best get the timing right? I have adjusted by minute amounts and still it either runs rough at an idle or at higher RPM.

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You will need a hand held scanner to check timing it could possibly be 1 tooth off either way which would possibly read somewhere between 18-22 degrees on scanner but should read + - 2degrees.will run 1 tooth off but 2 much for computer to compensate for

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