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Re: [oletrucks] Ram Air 350 in 59 Chevy

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Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Ram Air 350 in 59 Chevy
From: J Forbes <jforb@mindspring.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 09:21:55 -0700
> Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 03:55:34 +0000
> From: "K Ohlgren" <kjohlgren@hotmail.com>
> Subject: [oletrucks] Ram Air 350 in 59 Chevy
> well my crate motor arrived from GM last week. I bit the bullet and bought 
> GM's Ram Air 350
> http://www.goautocenter.com/350%20ram%20jet.htm
> installed it to make sure everything would match the old 350 installation. 
> the motor fit but there are 2 plugs that go into the back of the electronic 
> ignition distributor. I tried to move the motor forwards but ran into oilpan 
> interference. any one install this motor in a Task Force pickup yet? it 
> looks like I will need to move the hump in the firewall back about an 1 1/2 
> inches to get clearance for these plugs.
> Kurt

Is it possible to remove the distributor and reinstall it 
with a different orientation?  As long as you end up with 
the rotor pointed at the #1 wire when it's supposed to be, 
and the reluctor timing is set right, it should work.


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