# Cant set timing and is minus 45 degrees - 1996 Chevrolet K1500

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Are you sure you are on number 1 spark plug wire? if so your wires must be off on the cap. put the engine on top dead center on the compression stroke, that is with number 1 spark plug removed turn the motor over until you feel air rushing out of that plug hole and the timing marks line up at TDC. Then make sure that the rotor on the distributor is pointing at the number 1 plug wire, if not you will need to re-time the wires on the cap to where you make number 1 were the rotor is pointing and work clockwise around from there 1,8,4,3,6,5,7,2.

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