Please login or register. How to I hook up my dwell meter? Bill, The positive lead of the meter goes to the coil negative terminal, or to the wire terminal on the distributor- either connection will do, but the coil connection is a better choice. Corvette Store. Step 2 Attach the black lead on your meter to any good ground on the engine; that is, an unpainted metal part. Posting Quick Reply - Please Wait. Turn the Allen wrench slowly to adjust the dwell angle to the correct setting.
Stovebolt Site Search. How else is it to read the RPM or the dwell. Dwell, I think, is a measurement of how long the points stay open measured in degrees of crankshaft rotation. Send a private message to Garrett Find all posts by jagabom.
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How to connect dwell meter?
Related Topics. Ill compare the number with the old meter and see how they match up. Work those trucks! Show Ignored Content. At any rate, with the new electronics, this stuff is now a thing of the past. If the rubbbing block wears the points should be opening less, because the distributor won't be able to "lift" or "separate" the points contacts as far as when the rubbing block was new. Originally Posted by ram82fire.
How to I hook up my dwell meter?
Where in Mpls are you? As the point contact surfaces wore the dwell decreased. Every one that I have ever used has power leads and a signal. Sponsored Ads. Attached Images. Ground the negative lead and connect the positive lead to the negative teminal of the coil [ the small wire that goes from the coil to the distributor ] ,,,,, Happy tuning!