How to Reinstall an HEI Distributor in a Chevy 250?

Answer Reinstalling an HEI distributor in your Chevrolet 250 engine is slightly complicated, as the distributor has to be lined up exactly or it won't fit right. Then you must connect all of the spark-plu... Read More »

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How to Reinstall a Chevy Distributor?

When installing a Chevy distributor, it must be synchronized with the compression stroke on the No. 1 cylinder. The rotor must point toward the number 1 cylinder -- the firing order begins at this ... Read More »

How to Reinstall a 1989 Mustang Distributor?

As the engine in your 1989 Mustang runs it turns the distributor shaft and the ignition rotor on the shafts supplies spark to the plug wires of each cylinder at the proper time. If the distributor'... Read More »

How to Set Up a Chevy HEI Distributor?

The General Motors HEI (high-energy ignition), introduced in the early '70s, became the standard General Motors ignition system after 1974. Its simple one-wire hookup makes it a common retrofit to ... Read More »

How to Set a Distributor in a 98 Chevy 4.3 V6?

In order to install a distributor in your 1998 Chevrolet vehicle with a 4.3 V6 engine, you will need to adjust the engine manually to place it in the correct position for the distributor to fit. On... Read More »