How to Install a 289 Ford Distributor?

Answer First produced in 1963, the 289 quickly became one of Ford's most popular small-block engines of the 1960s. The 289 was used extensively throughout Ford's passenger vehicle line, including the Must... Read More »

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How to Install a Distributor on a Ford 5.0?

A distributor in the Ford 5.0 transfers electrical current to the spark plugs in a specific sequence. If the current arrives at the plug out of sequence, the spark plug will try to fire when there ... Read More »

How to Install a Ford 4.9 Distributor?

The Ford 4.9-liter engine was a six-cylinder engine first manufactured in 1966 for the F series of Ford pickup trucks. It was used in Ford trucks until 1996, when it was eventually phased out and r... Read More »

How to Install the Distributor in a Ford 260 CI V8?

The Ford 260 cubic-inch V-8 engine was born out of Lee Iacocca's interest in Ford factory-sponsored racing. Beginning life as the 221 cubic-inch V-8, the 260 was introduced in 1962 and quickly ins... Read More »

How to Install a Ford Duraspark Distributor?

When installing a Ford Duraspark distributor, it should go back in the same position from which you removed it, with the rotor pointing in the same direction. It is important to align the distribut... Read More »