Originally Posted by F-BIRD'88
after installing the cam and timing gears dot to dot. You must rotate the crankshaft 1 revolution, before
installing the distributor. just like the cam install instructions (that you did not read) tell you. or the spark timing is 180deg out.
and it will not run.
it is fireing on the overlap . make it fire at TDC on the power stroke by installing the distributor correctly.
I understand that the dot to dot position is the compression stroke for #6 and I have verified that I am on the compression stroke for #1 when dropping in my dist.