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2/19/17 11:20pm - Original Message: 'Timing gauge or tab'
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1971 LS5 Convertible 4 sp

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I can't locate any timing tab or gauge on my 1971 LS5. Any suggestion?
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2/20/17 2:16am - Reply: 'Re: Timing gauge or tab'
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Overland Park, KS - USA

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1973 Orange Metallic Coupe (orig owner), L82, 4 spd (WR), PS, (A/C & PW (I installed from wrecked 73)), leather, AM/FM Stereo, ran with '65 FI unit earlier & will again some day.

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IIRC, you can buy a timing tab from the
Corvette aftermarket and mount it on the timing chain cover.

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2/20/17 3:45pm - Reply: 'Re: Timing gauge or tab'
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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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'71 would have a bolt on timing tab. Sometime around '68 or '69 they changed from the welded on tab to bolt on.
It would still be in the same area tho, either way. Driver side, about 2 o'clock(on the balancer). If yours is missing, you can buy one from most vendors.




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2/21/17 12:21am - Reply: 'Re: Timing gauge or tab'
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1973 Orange Metallic Coupe (orig owner), L82, 4 spd (WR), PS, (A/C & PW (I installed from wrecked 73)), leather, AM/FM Stereo, ran with '65 FI unit earlier & will again some day.

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My 73 has a welded timing tab.


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2/21/17 8:25am - Reply: 'Re: Timing gauge or tab'
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2/21/17 11:27pm - Reply: 'Re: Timing gauge or tab'
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1973 Orange Metallic Coupe (orig owner), L82, 4 spd (WR), PS, (A/C & PW (I installed from wrecked 73)), leather, AM/FM Stereo, ran with '65 FI unit earlier & will again some day.

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