my 69 c10 292 not starting. carb is backfiring. when i put tdc on #1 cyl rotor doesnt point at #1 on distributor. points at #6 whats wrong and what do i do to fix

Asked by Jun 20, 2017 at 04:00 AM about the 1969 Chevrolet C/K 10 Standard

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers


When you check to see if the distributor is in the right place, you need to bring #1 piston up to TDC ON the compression stroke. Otherwise you could be 180° out.


^^^^^^ This^^^^^^^^^^ or if your plug wires are long enough you could just reroute them rather than pulling the distributor again.

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