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This is one way to do it.
Remove spark plug in number one cylinder.
Remove distributor cap so you can see the rotor.
Hold a clean steel rod in the # 1 cylinder.
Rotate engine, with a wrench on the front engine shaft nut.
When the # 1 piston is at the highest point, while the rotor is pointing at #1 ignition wire, the piston is at the compression stroke.
The next high point , then, is the exhaust stroke.

Hope this is what you needed.

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