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Replaced distributor shaft,now wont star

I dont think i have the ignition timing set rigth,what do i need to do to set rigt?

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Hi u will need help from someone .
pull no 1 spark plug out
hold your finger over the hole get the other person to click the ignition to start little fast clicks till u hear and fell air coming out past your finger then stop

get a long screw driver and put it down the spark plug hole and turn the engine over by hand till the piston is all the way up it pays u to check timing marks to make sure your are right

that no 1 on tdc drop in dizzy point rotor to no 1 lead on cap and your done hope u get

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