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Need firing order for 1973 mercruiser 888

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Join Date: Sep 2002
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06-30-05, 02:37 PM   #1  
Need firing order for 1973 mercruiser 888

I Lost My Papers And Need Tune Up Information For A 1973 Mercruiser 888. It Has A Two Barrell 302 Ford V8. I Need The Firing Order, Points Setting, Spark Plug Gap Setting And Also The Firing Order. I Am Desperate Need Of The Firing Order.
Thanks For Your Help, Jordan

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Join Date: Apr 2005
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06-30-05, 03:53 PM   #2  
Well it took a little bit of looking but I found my old MerCruiser service manual. firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 and the distributor has a left hand rotation. Point gap .016 - .021 Point dwell 26 - 31 deg. spark plug gap .030 timing at idle 10 deg. BTDC Hope that helps. good luck MIKE

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