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The wires were taken off the distrubitor cap and I need to find out what my firing order is?

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    Are the leads still attached to the spark plugs and has the distributor cap been taken off at all?



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The Firing order is correct 1-5-3-6-2-4 with the nuber 1 cylinder being at the back of the engine ( Firewall ) . If the car had been running before the wire change and the distributor has not been tamped with , replacing the wires should be a snap . I would suggest the safe and true method of eplacing one wire at a time .

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Firing order is as follows:
1-5-3-6-2-4 with cylinder 6 being at the front (fan end) of the engine.

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