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Just found out only 3 cylinders work in my 1970...

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... no wonder I wasn't impressed with its power.

It's a 472ci, all cylinders have about 9.5:1 compression.
Took out a timing light and it flashed on only 3 wires.
I took distributor apart, cleaned corroded breaker points, adjusted a screw, but it still fires on only 3 of them.
What could it be? A capacitor, wires, what else?
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^ Know anywhere I can get an HEI for my 69? Would be nice to convert it while I'm doing a tune up after winter storage!
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