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Got a 94 fat boy and a face full of oil trying to set the timing. Have a plastic plug you are supposed to use to keep that from happining but cant see dick with that plug in. Any ideas on how to get this done would be appreciated.
 

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Paint the mark a bright color and use a quality timing light.
OR
static time it.
 

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Screw the plastic sight plug up against the flywheel lightly, that'll act to scrape the oil from the wheel and the marks will be visible.
 

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I know how to static time anything with points but I have a sensor plate. No points. How would static time with electronic ignition?
 

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I will assume it has a light that blinks as you roll through?
If not I highly recommend a daytona twin tech.
It gives you lots of options.
 

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As you turn engine over, watch spark plug for spark.
Will that work going "that" slow?
You will have to see the mark and hear the "snap" or see it...
You would have to remeber which side of the "Mark" you saw the spark...(of course)
 

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I'm not sitting here with the service manual but if memory serves me right you'll want to set the static timing on the ignition advance curve. To do that you'll need to actuate the VOES switch using a vacuum source.
The VOES is located under the tank behind the carb.
 

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Is probably true as the mark is the advanced mark .
 
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