Thanks Gentlemen- most appreciated! BTW the bridge pointer will not slide down between the water pump and the HB. Its too tight. I was trying to keep the bridge pointer for originality. Not that anyone will ever be able to see it!
Note to self - don't offer to time Bora & other Maserati 4.7, 4.9's, E-Type Jags, & Countachs. Sounds very dodgy !