1. Big_John

    Big_John Illegitimi non carborundum FCBO Gold Member

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    He never had the distributor out, so there was no way that it would be out 180 degrees.
     
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    MEV Active Member

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    If you didnt lift the distributor and rotate it, change the plug wires around, or change the timing gear orientation, you did not change anything.
     
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    Well, yeah, I had to change the distributor, but before I turned the motor one crank, it couldn't physically point towards #1.
     
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    When you get the engine purring, take a small chisel and make a pair of matching marks on your distributor shaft and the hold-down. This makes it easy to find the sweet spot for future timing adjustment.
     
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