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What the deal with advancing or retarding the breaker points timing. I've been told that doing one or the other can improve performance especially if your running a non stock bike. On my cb750 i'm running pod filters and 4-1 pipes with a megaphone muffler and i've just installed new points, condensers and plate. She's running pretty true now but i think i can push her a little bit more...

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Unless the modifications have changed the compression or you are running super (race) octane fuel, you should not have to worry about adjusting the timing. If you want to invest in the bike, I suggest u install a good electronic ignition. I have heard, that in older engines, if your compression is down, you should retard timing (a band-aid). Makes sense, but you might as well fix the low compression problem.

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