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How do you properly reinstall the distributor on an 1992 camaro rs 305 and what is the firing order?

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You will need to put the number one cylinder at top dead center. (front driver side cylinder) you can do this by removing the number one spark plug and place your finger over the hole then have a helper turn the crankshaft till you feel air push your finger. then look at the harmonic balancer and turn the crank to make sure the line on it lines up with the 8 on the timing tab. then position the distributor in the hole with the rotor button pointing towards the number one spark plug. (may be necessary to put a long screwdriver in the hole for the distributor and turn the oil pump actuator in order to let the distributor fall all the way in.) after it is in put sparkplug dist. cap and other parts back on ready to start and set timing. firing order is 1 8 4 3 6 5 7 2

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Verify your connections to the coil and plugs, and verify that the firing order is correct. Also, did you remember to put the rotor in? (Just asking...)

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Firing order diagram for 91 camaro rs v6


See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4
To avoid confusion, remove and tag the spark plug wires one at a time, for replacement.
If a distributor is not keyed for installation with only one orientation, it could have been removed previously and rewired. The resultant wiring would hold the correct firing order, but could change the relative placement of the plug towers in relation to the engine. For this reason it is imperative that you label all wires before disconnecting any of them. Also, before removal, compare the current wiring with the accompanying illustrations. If the current wiring does not match, make notes, to reflect how your engine is wired.


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Fig. Fig. 1: 2.5L Engine - Engine firing order: 1-3-4-2- Distributor Rotation: Clockwise


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Fig. Fig. 2: 2.8L Engine - Engine firing order: 1-2-3-4-5- Distributor Rotation: Clockwise


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Fig. Fig. 3: 3.1L Engine - Engine firing order: 1-2-3-4-5-6- Distributor Rotation: Clockwise


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Fig. Fig. 4: 5.0L and 5.7L (VIN 8) Engines - Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2- Distributor Rotation: Clockwise
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1992 firebird. 305 v8. Dist. cap is not marked for #1, which terminal is it, and is the #1 cyl the left front or right front? Thanks a bunch.


For the 1992 Pontiac Firebird 305-ci = 5.0L V8:

Firing Order:
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
Cylinders:
......(back)........
|..8..|.......|..7..|
|..6..|.......|..5..|
|..4..|.......|..3..|
|..2..|.......|..1..|
.......(front)
Distributor:
....(back)
(+).6...5
3............7
4............2
.....8...1.(+)-screw

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