How to Install a Distributor Cap in a 1985 Chevy Stepside?

Answer The distributor on a 1985 Chevrolet stepside pickup truck puts electricity out to each of the spark plugs via the ignition wires. This distributor has a cap on top, which has electrical contacts bu... Read More »

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How to Install a Chevy 454 Distributor?

The Chevrolet 454-cubic-inch V-8 engine is in the same engine family as the 396 and 427 engines. The unique "canted" valve arrangement gave the engine the nickname "Porcupine." The 454 could be fou... Read More »

How to Install an HEI Distributor in a Chevy?

The HEI distributor was produced and manufactured by General Motors and used in all Chevrolet vehicles from 1977 until the later 1980s. Installing an HEI distributor in a Chevy vehicle requires the... Read More »

How to Install a Distributor in a Chevy 350?

The distributor is a key factor in ignition timing for your 350 Chevy. Improper ignition timing results in loss of performance and economy. The same techniques are used to install the distributor, ... Read More »

How to Install a Chevy 5.7 Distributor?

When installing a Chevy 5.7 distributor, the engine must be at top dead center, or else the engine's timing will be off and it will not run. You should also replace the gasket between the base of t... Read More »