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Replaced timing chain distributor still out of time

It's a 350 v8 and it's still out of time on the distributor

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Hello;
First on the timing set, did you line up the dots exactly? You should be at #1 TDC. Set the distributor in and as it engages the cam the rotor will turn. Continue to lower the distributor until it engages the oil pump drive. When this is done, the rotor will point to #1 on the cap. Adjust your timing to specs.
Hope this helps. Let me know if you have further questions. Rate me highly.
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Rich
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Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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