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1959 Cadillac ignition firing order

Question as to the correct firing order, is it possible that the rotor rotates counter clockwise? timing tab is located on right (passenger) side of block.

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To determine rotation you can remove dist cap and have someone bump starter while you watch rotor for direction..hope this helps.. chris

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Hello! If the engine in your vehicle is the 3VZ-FE...The firing order is 1-2-3-4-5-6...Distributor rotation is Counter Clockwise...

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If the engine is a 2JZ-GE...The firing order is 1-5-3-6-2-4...Distributor rotation is Counter clockwise

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You need to determin which direction the rotor button turns when the engine is running. Take the cap off and get someone to bump the starter . Watch the rotor. If it turns counter clockwise the fireing order will follow its order counter clockwise on the distributer .In other words # 1 wire on the distributer goes to # 1 spark plug. Then the next wire counting counterclockwise goes to # 3 plug . Follow the firing around the distributer for all the wires. counter clockwise is the oppisit to the rotation of the hands on a clock .

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GM (Cadillac) 250 (4.1L) V8 .GM (Cadillac) 273 (4.5L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 307 (5.0L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 350 (5.7L) V8 w/EFI.Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 .Distributor rotation: counterclockwise



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GM (Cadillac) 368, 425, 472, 500 V8.Engine firing order: 1-5-6-3-4-2-7-8.Distributor rotation: clockwise



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GM (Cadillac) 250 (4.1L) V8 .GM (Cadillac) 273 (4.5L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 307 (5.0L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 350 (5.7L) V8 w/EFI.Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 .Distributor rotation: counterclockwise


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