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1984 Corvette: Service Manual Error: Engine - Electrical - Spark Plugs

The following article/comment was submitted to the Corvette Action Center:

From: Mike Flaherty <>

On the bottom right of page 6D-26, engine electrical, it tells you to bring the crank to 0 degrees and point the rotor between #1 and #8 spark plug towers of the distributor. This drove me crazy knowing always to point the rotor at #1 on the distributor cap and this NOT BEING a typo of wrong cylinder number but completely wrong procedure of timing a Chevy V8 when the distributor has been removed.

  1. Not having the whole article to look at I can only make a guess that they had not dropped the distributor in yet. As the distributor is inserted it will rotate and line up on

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