Installation Of Distributor

1. REMOVE ENGINE UNDER COVERS

2. REMOVE RH ENGINE HOOD SIDE PANEL

3. SET NO.1 CYLINDER TO TDC/COMPRESSION

Turn the crankshaft clockwise, and position the slit of the intake camshaft as shown.

4. INSTALL DISTRIBUTOR

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

(b) Apply a light coat of engine oil on the O-ring.

(c) Align the cutout portion of the coupling with the groove of the housing.

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

(e) Lightly tighten the two hold-down bolts.

5. CONNECT HIGH-TENSION CORD TO IGNITION COIL

(a) Insert the grommet portion into the terminal hole of the ignition coil.

(b) Align the spline of the ignition coil with the spline of the holder, and slide on the holder.

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(c) Check that the lock claw of the holder is by lightly pulling the holder.

CONNECT HIGH-TENSION CORDS TO SPARK PLUGS

(a) Connect the four high-tension cords to the spark plugs.

(b) Install the four high-tension cords to the cord clamp.

CONNECT DISTRIBUTOR CONNECTOR

CONNECT CABLE TO NEGATIVE TERMINAL OF

BATTERY

WARM UP ENGINE

Allow the engine to warm up to normal operating temperature.

Check Connector

Tachometer

Check Connector

Tachometer

10. CONNECT TACHOMETER

Connect the test probe of a tachometer to terminal IG©

of the check connector.

NOTICE:

• NEVER allow the tachometer 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 recommend that you confirm the compatibility of yours before use.

11. ADJUST IGNITION TIMING

(a) Using SST, connect terminals TE1 and E1 of the check connector.

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

Ignition timing: 10° BTDC @ idle

(Transmission in neutral range)

(c) Loosen the two hold-down bolts, and adjust by turning the distributor.

(d) Tighten the two hold-down bolts, and recheck the ignition timing.

(e) Remove the SST. SST 09843-18020

12. FURTHER CHECK IGNITION TIMING

Ignition timing: 12-21° BTDC @ idle

(Transmission in neutral range)

HINT: The timing mark moves in a range between 12° and 21°.

13. DISCONNECT TACHOMETER AND TIMING LIGHT FROM ENGINE

14. REINSTALL RH ENGINE HOOD SIDE PANEL

15. REINSTALL ENGINE UNDER COVERS

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