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I have a 73 vw bug. distributor wiring diagram

I have a 73 vw bug. I have not removed the distributor but I have the wiring to the plugs messed up. Is there a picture of the cap showing wires going to which plug?

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Ok there is two ways too do this the right way is get the firing order for the car . there should be timing marks on the front of the engine above the crank pully and a mark on the pully turn the crank over tapping the ign. switch until the mark lines up with the 0 then remove the distributor cap mark the cap with something were the rotor is pointing that is #1 going clockwise in the firing order will staiten you out. if you didnt understand what I was talking about I would recomend a going too a shop next time you need a tune up instead of doing it youself

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