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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 10th, 02, 04:45 AM Thread Starter
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Ok I am getting backfireing, I put a new distributer cap on last night and plugs, well I have a plug out of order does anyone have a diagram that shows how they should go. It is a HEI style Dis., MSD Ig., 68 camaro 350 SB.

Kind of a dumb question but thanks alot for your help, this is my first job like this and my brother-in-law and I are doing all the work, I even took a part time job in a body shop to learn the right way to do my own body work and paint. So thanks for the help!
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 10th, 02, 05:36 AM
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Passenger Side
| |2| |4| |6| |8| |

/ 4 3 \
| 8 6 | <-------Distributer
| 1 5 |
\ 2 7 /

| |1| |3| |5| |7| |
Drivers Side
this should help you a little.
by the way if your engine is back firing it sounds like you still need to turn the distributer!
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 10th, 02, 05:48 AM
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are we working on a ford here?

J/K., nice pic

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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 10th, 02, 06:34 AM
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It's easy to mix up the 5 and 7 wires. The car will start but backfire.

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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 10th, 02, 01:03 PM
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Sent you a jpg file that shows how it should be wired. Hobbystage doesnt let me post it there and provide a link to it.

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 10th, 02, 03:18 PM
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I crossed my 5 and 7 after changing cap too. Rick is right on, it starts ok, but pops and farts as you drive along, Thank goodness I didnt hurt anything.

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 11th, 02, 04:30 AM
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Shouldn't that distributor be a little further back, Joel?! Guess you've been playing with the blue ovals too much!

Nice diagram tho!

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