Difference between revisions of "Ignition timing"

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'''Ignition timing''' refers to when the [[spark plug|spark]] occurs in relation to the rotation of the [[crankshaft]] and movement of the [[piston]]. Adjusting when this happens is very important and can significantly affect how the bike runs.
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'''Ignition timing''' refers to when the [[spark plug|spark]] occurs in relation to the rotation of the [[crankshaft]] and movement of the [[piston]]. Adjusting when this happens is very important and can significantly affect how the bike runs. For a thorough technical rundown of ignition timing concepts, read [http://outofcontrolmopeds.blogspot.com/2009/11/timing-part-1.html this post].
  
 
*'''If you have a [[points]] ignition system, please see [[Ignition timing for points]].'''
 
*'''If you have a [[points]] ignition system, please see [[Ignition timing for points]].'''

Revision as of 02:45, 3 September 2011

Ignition timing refers to when the spark occurs in relation to the rotation of the crankshaft and movement of the piston. Adjusting when this happens is very important and can significantly affect how the bike runs. For a thorough technical rundown of ignition timing concepts, read this post.