Originally Posted by oldhickory
it is a timing chain. i didn't rotate the crank to put the cam dot at 6 but i used a straightedge and lined them up. i wish i would have though. when i set the rotor to point at the #1 post, the truck runs really bad. i have to move the distributor counterclock a bit to smooth it out, but it still misses.
I would say your are simply out of time .IMHO Go back and pull the #1 plug and bring it back up and see where it's at from there. see if it's at #1 on the distributor or not. JMO Take a breather and don't get overwhelmed.