my 69 c10 292 not starting. carb is backfiring. when i put tdc on #1 cyl rotor doesnt point at #1 on distributor. points at #6 whats wrong and what do i do to fix

Asked by Jun 20, 2017 at 04:00 AM about the 1969 Chevrolet C/K 10 Standard

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

74,705

When you check to see if the distributor is in the right place, you need to bring #1 piston up to TDC ON the compression stroke. Otherwise you could be 180° out.

295

^^^^^^ This^^^^^^^^^^ or if your plug wires are long enough you could just reroute them rather than pulling the distributor again.

Your Answer

Chevrolet C/K 10 Experts

  • #1
    CaptPKelly
    Reputation
    840
  • #2
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    380
  • #3
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    370
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
3 Great Deals out of 836 listings starting at $12,907
Used Ford F-100
2 listings
Used Chevrolet Blazer
14 listings starting at $3,998
Used Ford Mustang
8 Great Deals out of 1,033 listings starting at $4,500
Used Chevrolet Corvette
580 listings starting at $4,450

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.