1340vtwin

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by franki, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. franki

    franki New Member

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    how does the firing order work on this 1340 motor
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  2. Slo-Ryd

    Slo-Ryd Junior Member Contributor

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    If it's stock there is no firing order. Both cylinders spark on compression stroke at the same time. The one that's charged with fuel creates power while the other is considered a "wasted" spark because the cylinder isn't on a compression stroke at the time.

    The first piston fires.
    The next piston fires 315 degrees later.
    There is a 405-degree gap.
    The other piston fires.
    The next piston fires at 315 degrees.
    There is a 405-degree gap.

    A little complex but it is easy to understand if you see an animation of it. There's one online, but it runs a little fast to really see the spark timing and not get confused......which I probably just made you even more :D
     
  3. tourbox

    tourbox Senior Member

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    Welcome from So. Texas. BigAl66 has you covered on your question.
    tourbox
     
  4. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    Very good explanation by BigAl. The reason for the 315/405 gap, is the 45 degree angle. Even though the pistons are moving on the same crank pin, the angle causes the difference of when the piston gets to the top. The attached link should help, you may need to click on the arrow below the engine to get it stripped.

    AnimatedPiston Animated Piston Evo Engine - Animated Motorcycle Engines

    Caution; It's like watching a campfire, you can't stop.:shock
     
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2013
  5. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    Welcome to the "BEST on the NET" and Howdy from Pa. :s

    Always try to start thread in appropriate category for better exposure. Not many respond to New Member Introduction..
     
  6. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    :wce From Colorado.
     
  7. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Welcome to the forum

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  8. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    Welcome to The Forum, Al has you covered on the text of the wasted spark set up