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I have fuel from the pump to the filter, and from the filter to the injecters. I also have plenty of spark comint from the coil pack to the cap wires and plugs; but it will not run. So i had determined that it might have been because the timing was off.So i took everything back off to check thew intake valve for the #1 cylinder and it was opened when the crank was at TOP DEAD CENTER (TDC). So i then took the distributor cap off and look at where the rotor was positioned at while the #1 piston was at TDC. However the rotor was positioned at # 4 wire. So i took the distributor out and placed it according to the # 1 SPARK PLUG WIRE on the distributor cap, then sat it back in place flush with the engine block and the engine back together after i saw the injecters sqirting gas. Now that everything is back together i still am not having the engine fire over!!!!!!!!!!!! WTF
I would suggest that you have incorrectly timed the engine.The proper way is to set number one cylinder to top dead centre on the compression stroke, if you look at the harmonic balancer on the front of the engine you should see a groove that marked top dead centre.With the engine at set at top dead centre take the distributed out of its mounting.
with the cap removed, you should find a small market on the top face of the distributor body.
This might only be a small mark but it is on the flange where the cap normally sits.
When you insert the distributor the mark on that distributor casing should line up with the distributor rotor button. You may have to remove the distributor slightly so that you can line up the rotor a button.
You may in fact have to do this two or three times until you get the marks lined up.
Then check the firing order of your engine, this is normally marked somewhere on the engine.
Once you have done this you should find the engine will start, you may have to adjust the advance on the distrubor to 4 to 12 degrees before TDC with a timing light.
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