Originally Posted by 123pugsy
Leave the wires on the cap.
Pull the distributor high enough to turn the rotor.
Wherever the rotor ''twists'' out at , turn it exactly 180 and it will ''twist'' down exactly onto the oil pump.
Then try to start it.
This is the most common starting problem with reinstalling a distributor.
Got it. Gonna be home in 30. Hopefully positive something to report in an hour.