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How to adjust distributor timing on a 280e mercedes 1984 model

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Locate distributor,look at where dis. goes into engine block, should be a horseshoe type clamp holding the dis. shaft in place, loosen bolt til dis moves, start engine, with timing light pointed at timing mark on front of engine, turn dis. slightly to increase timing up or down, when in right spot, turn off engine,tighten bolt, put a mark on base of dis. n engine block to check in future, to see if dis. moves.

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