What is TDC on a 68 VW

Asked by May 08, 2014 at 08:14 PM about the 1968 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My #1 piston is up. My crank pulley is at the TDC mark, but my rotor is pointing in-
between 1 & 4
WTH????????????????

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Make sure the centrificals inside the distributor aren't stuck in the advance side, if you are at tdc then the rotor should be one #1. Does your distributor have a vacuum advance unit on it?

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