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Old 02-05-2015, 03:41 PM
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Although 44 degrees BTDC may be a bit too much for the amount of RPM this engine runs, 25 degrees to 35 degrees is a fair, practical range, I believe. Several years ago I changed to position of the sensor (and magnet) to fit my application. I eyeballed the new location and things worked out fine. Never did put a protractor on the 55. This engine and their 35RA are the simplest hand starters around. I don't remember ever flipping more than 3X at any time. Both produce fair power on pipe