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Recommend a timing light

Can anyone recommend me a timing light? I am prepared to spend about $100. Everything I have looked at looks like cheap [Naughty Pottyword]e. I currently have a cheap [Naughty Pottyword]e one and can't use it during the day because it is so weak.
Any help is appreciated.

Matt

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I bought a $40 one from Supercheap and it was like you say. Crap. Had to be pitch black before you could see it. I took it back and bought an $80 one with leads to connect it to the battery and with a bright white light coil and it was great. Visible even in sunlight. :)

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For $80.00 you will get a good usable light.....For approx $120.00 you can get a good usable light with an inbuilt dwell/volt/tacho meter very very handy
Or for a little more cash a switch on the side to wind back the mark for checking mechanical and vacuum advance and the dwell/volt/tacho

Don't spend big money (snap-on) because timing lights work in the worst possible enviroment.....and will get destroyed easily
EG....the leads get melted on hot exhaust, the leads get picked up by the spinning fan and get ripped out of light, The pickup lead hits the ground and the internal part (carbon?) cracks. The body of the light hits fan and cracks
Mates borrow and keep, etc etc etc
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cheers Andrew

Ah 181,just after the dwell angle & timing degree mark of a bogo 186 HG red motor,keep up the good comments.

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points gap......0.45mm
dwell angle.....35-degrees
timing..........6-deg before tdc.vac advance disconnected 600-700rpm
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cheers Andrew

Chairs 4 that,i'll b givin' the old beast a tune nxt weekend as it's being awhile and is kinda running like a Ford.

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yeah come to us at repco we got stuff that works there

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I hope your boss is looking after you with commision or extra pay.........your the sort of employee I would love to have if I owned a business
Which repco branch are you at?
and do OLDHOLDEN members get a discount?
and do you do mail order?
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cheers Andrew

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