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Old 04-28-2012, 08:22 PM
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The dist gear has an odd number of teeth and if the gear is installed 180 deg out then the timing will never line up on this vortec engine (you don't have much rotation on this dist.). I pulled the dist. and advanced it 1 tooth and it reads it is out 24 deg; I skip it back a tooth and the same thing just opposite. The oil pump does hold it from going all of the way down but if I just tap the ignition it generally falls right in.
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