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What order do the spark plug leads go onto the distributor

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First off does your vehicle have the 4 cylinder or 6 cylinder engine? This information is vital to giving you the proper information. Also just so you know you can purchase a haynes manual and it will give you all this information as well. Once I have more information I can assist you further. Please don't request further assistance until I get a chance to do so.
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