points to hei conversion on 1974 ss nova

Asked by Feb 07, 2017 at 09:41 PM about the 1974 Chevrolet Nova

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I recently swapped  the points distributor
out for a new hei super accel distributor
and coil the whole unit and i cant get the
dummy light in the dash to work or the car
to crank it will turn over great but no

3 Answers


Did you set the timing?


Maybe this will help ----- http://www.hotrod.com/articles/how-to-set- initial-timing/

I have but im thinking I may be 180 out because spark looks real weak, but im fixing to bring back to tdc and try all over again. I just don't know why the dummy lights in the dash are not working it makes me think their is an open circuit somewhere??

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