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 Posted: Sep 19, 2022 12:36PM
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Hey 6464S,
Actually, I needed to find TDC in order to slip the Distributor back into place.  But, yes, the slots do line up so that the rotor will point to Cylinder #1. Now if only I can get my new Pertronix Ignition this week we may be able to create some exhaust fumes.  It will be the first time since 1999!! 

 Posted: Sep 19, 2022 08:11AM
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Check your rotor position. Should be at the #1 position on the cap.

 Posted: Sep 19, 2022 07:16AM
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Thanks Dan, much appreciated.

 Posted: Sep 19, 2022 06:40AM
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Confirmed.
It is marked 1 and 4 because both those cylinders' pistons are fully up at that time and 2 and 3 are fully down.
As you have determined, both valves for No. 1 must be fully closed to set ignition timing.

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 Posted: Sep 19, 2022 05:57AM
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Hello,
Can anyone here confirm that this marking is Top Dead Center?  I turned the the engine over manually for hours yesterday trying to find all proper markings. ( 1/ 4 ). I had to clean the flywheel every half inch with grit paper until I came across this lonely mark. I can say that the # 1 piston was at the top of it's stroke and that both valves were closed. 

Has anybody seen this before?
Sorry for the photo quality, it's the best of the lot.