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# 1 piston is on the driver's side front plug. Turn the engine over until that piston is at top dead center, (TDC) on the compression stroke. Now look inside the distributor. The rotor will be pointing at #1. At about 11 o' clock on the distibutor. NEW ANSWER: The first answer is right, and if the Distributor is in correctly when you

look stright down on the cap #1 will be at 5oclock on the cap.

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