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1980 Cadillac Biarritz 368 turning catalytic red

Please help the motor is running rich it is shooting blu flames out of pipe I took off new catalytic converter so it won't ruin it,I change only turned red for 3 minutes I shut off car and took it off,hope its still good,one question I have as we'll when I put spark wires on I looked at picture of how to do wires and the distributor cap doesn't sit straight like pic it's turned to left so I used the four screws in pic to figure out where to put wires in order hope its right,if not can anybody tell me how to recheck wires so they are correct firming order

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on the intake manifold you will see 8 numbers, this is your firing order
from the front of the car the left side numbers are 1,3,5,7 and the right side are 2,4,6,8. now ont the distributor cap there should be a number 1 at one of the plug towers. you start there with #1 plug wireand continue.
on a chevy the firing order is 18436572 and this is the order you put the wires on the cap. now the second problem i don't know right off hand which way the rotor turns on your engine. so remove the cap and crank the engine over and see which way the rotor turns, this is the order you put the wires back on the cap. hope this helps

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