Originally Posted by EOD Guy
Look at the harmonic balancer and timing tab...... bump the starter till you get TDC, look at the dizzy cap and get a reference to where the #1 plug wire is located, pull the dizzy cap off and see where the rotor is pointing...... if it's not pointing to the #1 plug wire reference point then rotate the dizzy body till it is (you're going to have to take the cap off several times to do this) That'll get you really close to a fire solution.
I have the rotor alined up with the "cap". i have been moving the distri; back a tad at a time, The engine now turns much faster, BUT..i get a tight spot where it slows momentarily,... then resumes turning faster. wet plugs now, gas poured down the carb.this thing oughta at least try to fire.it won't even try now. please hang in there til i get her lit ..... the kar not my wife!............. tryin to lighten the mood here.