DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO INSTALL A DISTRIBUTOR AFTER BEING TAKEN OUT?

Asked by Jan 13, 2014 at 04:31 AM about the 1978 Chevrolet El Camino

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I REPLACED A COIL PICK-UP ON MY CHEVY 1978 350, AND NOW I CANNOT GET THE ROTOR INLINE WITH THE NUMER 1 WIRE.CAN ANYONE HELP ME?PLEASE!

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As you know, the dist gear is curved. So, as you install it, the rotor turns slightly. You have to point the rotor slightly off from where you want it to be and let it "walk" back as it seats in the cam gear. Or is this not the problem you are having?

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