Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 21:28:47 -0800
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From: sg <sg@SUNSETWINONA.COM>
Subject: Re: how did this happen ... ?
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hello again, list.
im starting to think i hooked up the wires leading from the distributor cap
to the spark plugs wrong. i think i have the cap on right, there is a
square notch in the bottom that seems to mate to a similiarly shaped
depression in the distributor housing. does anybody know what order the
wires go from the cap to the plugs?
roughly the diagram looks like:
cap connectA cap connectB
cap connectC cap connectD
and i have 1 -> A, 2 -> B, 3 -> C, and 4 ->D, which seemed like the way to
go, but i guess maybe not.
anybody know the correct way to wire this up on an 85 waterboxer?
(or can anybody tell what the heck im talking about from my goofy little
Matthew Pollard wrote:
> steve, are you sure the firing order is correct and that the first
> cylinder is aimed at the little notch in the distributor, etc? Are you
> getting a spark? I have done this before- that is put the plugs in the
> wrong order and it very easy to do.
> good luck
> Matthew Pollard http://www.uidaho.edu/~poll7356
> Dept. of Chemistry http://www.chem.uidaho.edu
> University of Idaho http://www.uidaho.edu
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