Changed distributor and will not start

Burt71gtx

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I changed out to a hei distributor and will not start , not sure i have distributor in correctly and wires to correct cylinders for firing order
 

melsg5

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If you are not sure you have to get the #1 cylinder on TDC and then check if the rotor is pointing to the #1 terminal in the distributor cap.
Where are you getting power to feed to the BAT terminal of the distributor?
 

Burt71gtx

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When i get # 1 cylinder at tdc , how do i get the rotor pointed toward #1 on the distributor?
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melsg5

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How are you turning off the power to the BAT terminal if it is directly connected to the battery?
The power has to come from a switched 12V source.
You have to pull the distributor and install it so the rotor is pointing to #1.
Did this distributor come with instructions?
 
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melsg5

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Did you read the link I gave you on the post above?
You need a full 12V for HEI, the stock wire on the positive terminal does not supply 12V from the switch because it is a resistance wire.
Did you run a new wire from the switch?
 
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