Thread: timing 4.5 sel
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Old 08-10-2002, 09:48 PM
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You sure you stabbed the distributor correctly? Almost sounds like it is 180* out. Easy way to tell, there should be a tick mark on the rim of the distributor (viewed with the cap off), roll the engine to TDC on #1 and the rotor should be pointing at the tick mark. If not you're off.
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