Install Distributor

(a) Install a new O-ring to the distributor.

NOTE: Always use a new O-ring when installing the distributor.

Piston Ring Alignment 1986 Toyota Mr2

(b) Align the drilled mark on the driven gear with the cavity of the housing.

(c) Insert the distributor, aligning the center of the flange with that of the bolt hole on the cylinder head.

(d) Lightly tighten the hold-down bolts.

3. CONNECT DISTRIBUTOR CONNECTOR

4. CONNECT HIGH-TENSION CORDS TO CYLINDER HEAD AND IGNITION COIL

Toyota T100 Fuel System

5. CONNECT TACHOMETER AND TIMING LIGHT TO

ENGINE

Connect the tachometer (+) terminal to the ignition coil

CAUTION:

• NEVER allow the ignition coil terminal to touch ground as it could result in damage to the igniter and/or ignition coil.

• As some tachometers are not compatible with this ignition system, we recommended that you confirm the compatibility of your unit before using.

6. WARM UP ENGINE

Allow the engine to reach normal operating temperature.

7. ADJUST IGNITION TIMING

(a) Short the terminals T and Ex of the check connector.

NOTE: The service connector is located near the resonator (4A-GE) or intercooler (4A-GZE).

1989 Toyota Corolla Timing Marks

(b) Using a timing light, check the ignition timing.

Ignition timing: 10° BTDC @ Idling

(w/short-circuited T-E1# Transmission in "N" position)

(c) If necessary, loosen the distributor bolt and turn the distributor to align the marks. Recheck the timing after tightening the distributor.

1986 Mr2 Ignition Timing Procedure

(d) Unshort the check connector.

8. FURTHER CHECK IGNITION TIMING

Ignition timing: (Transmission in "N" position) M/T More than 16° BTDC @ Idling A/T More than 12° BTDC @ Idling

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    How to install a distributor on a 1987 toyota mr2?
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