1968 Deville tiiming issues

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    1968 Deville tiiming issues

    i have a 68 cad deville that i am trying to put together for a friend and am having timing issues cannot seem to get it started dont know if chain is off or just distributer is not right can you help with that

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    Re: 1968 cadillac deville tiiming issues

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    Moved to past Deville.

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    Re: 1968 Deville tiiming issues

    What have you looked at so far? You might want to replace the points and condensor if you haven't already.

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    Re: 1968 Deville tiiming issues

    Some of the front pulleys/dampers have more than one mark on them. Make sure you use the right one for timing. Pulley mark on the timeing center and then #1 postion on the distributor cap as well and she should fire. Set timing after you get her running.

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