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I changed my spark plug wires and screwed up the firing orber it is a 350 chevy 8 cyl 1978 big block can u help please the engin is in my jet boat I am leaving for the river thrus morning

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350 chevy is a small block, go to your manual for the correct firing order. if you don't have one the firing order is 18436572 and # 1 is on the front driver side ( that's in a car,)

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1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributor rotates clockwise vehicle , #1 cyl is on left side of engine

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Next time number each lead before you remove it and no. the dissy cap as well

The firing order, which should be cast into the intake manifold, for the chevy small block V8 is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2. The firing order is the numerical sequence in which the spark plugs are fired. The insertion position of each spark plug wire around the circumference of the distributor cap can be found according to a clock face. The insertion sequence determines the firing order. The firing order is followed clockwise around the distributor cap starting from the 6:30 position with the 6:30 position being the number one cylinder spark plug wire.
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I need a print out of the spark plug wiring diagram


My sincere apologies for the delayed response.
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I do not know if you still need this information, but I am going ahead and answering it anyway.


I'm not sure if you have the 2000 Dodge 1500 with the 3.9L (6-Cyl), 5.2L (8-Cyl), and 5.9L (8-Cyl) Engine; however I have included.

For the 3.9L (6-Cyl):
Firing Order:
1-6-5-4-3-2
Cylinders:
(back of engine)
6----------5
4----------3
2----------1
(front of engine)
Distributor:
(+).6...5
1...........4
...2....3..(+)-screw

For the 5.2L AND 5.9L:
Firing Order:
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
Cylinders:
(back of engine)
8...........7
6...........5
4...........3
2...........1
(front of engine)
Distributor:
.......(back)
.........3
....4........6..(+)
8...............5
(+)1........7
.........2

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Sounds as though you have plug wires wrong.
Firing order is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2

Distributor Ignition System:
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(To guess I would say you have 5 and 7 wires switched)

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Drivers side is Left side.
Right side cylinder order is 2-4-6-8, going from front to back.

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