Are you sure it doesn't turn? There may be no spark but that doesn't mean it
It's impossible to put it in 180 out if you didn't take out the distributor
drive gear from inside the engine.
Check other stuff. I think you may have left a wire off. It's usually the
simple things we screw up.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, March 16, 2002 4:56 PM
Subject: Dizzy isn't dizzy
> Because it isn't spinning.
> I have got almost everything back in place on my 5 month clutch job, and
> today hooked up the battery for the first time. The engine turns over,
> gets pumped to the carbs, and coil has power, and there was no spark.
> didn't surprise me because I took the dizzy apart when I cleaned
> but I am surprised that I could get it back into the block without mating
> shaft to the proper gear drive. (Even if it would have been 180 degrees
> of phase it should have turned.) So I will pull it and see what's up.
> I'll let the list know what I screwed up as soon as I figure it out, as I
> want to make every mistake that can be made and then share it with the
> so no one else will have to.
> Gary C
> 1966 1600
> 1968 2000
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