The engine camshaft has to turn at precisely half the crankshaft speed.
Ignition distributors are used in gasoline engines to provide a properly timed, high voltage to the spark plugs.
Automatic timing advance units are a component commonly found on many vehicles equipped with carburetors, as well as vehicles equipped with diesel engines.
The automatic timing advance unit is a component in vehicles with diesel engines.
In the early to mid-1960's, American automotive giants Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors ruled the streets and drag strips across the land.
The purpose of timing gears is to allow the camshaft and crankshaft to turn the timing chain.