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Old 07-05-2011, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy
When you drop it back in, make sure the rotor points exactly 180 degrees from where you started.

More than likely, you're off 180.

It should only drop in at the 180 degree as the key in the oil pump shaft is a slot.
Got it.

I've been doing some more reading at work, and there are two things that keep coming up that I did not do. They are:
  • line up the oil pump slot so its horizontally aligned ( 3:00 - 9:00) and,
  • set the timing to approximately 10 degrees BTDC
Should I have done those two things?

What I've been reading:

From Distributor Removal/Installation Procedure

From Chevy 350 SB set timing

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