RE: [classicrv] RE: firing order
- If I can just add to that Jack...... after you feel the compression stoke (
hence air coming out of number one cylinder )
bring your timing mark up to top dead centre and the rotor will be pointing
at number one , start there ,going clock wise 18436572
rom: Jack Rabon <rabonj@...>
>To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
>Subject: [classicrv] RE: firing order
>Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 13:05:15 -0500
>I know you have several postings of 18436572 as the firing order.
>If your Mini Winnie has a Dodge chassis, read on. Otherwise you need a
>Ford or GM expert.
>You might need to know that the Chrysler big block engines (both B & RB,
>383, 400, 413, 426, 440) have the distributor on the front of the engine,
>and #1 cylinder is on the driver's side at the front.
>The other cylinders are numbered as you go back, with all the even numbers
>on the passenger's side, all the odd numbers behind #1 on the driver's
>If you look closely at the engine, you can see that one valve cover is
>closer to the radiator than the other one, for all V engines. The
>cylinders are not side by side on opposite sides of the engine, since each
>needs to be connected to the same crankshaft. So one side is a bit offset
>from the other.
>For Chrysler engines, #1 is always the one farthest forward on the engine.
>If you didn't remove the distributor, just replaced the cap, you can safely
>determine the location of #1 tower by removing the spark plug from #1,
>putting your finger over the open hole, and crank the engine until you feel
>pressure on that port.
>The rotor will be pointing to #1 tower at that time.
>Hope this helps you,
> Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 06:50:30 -0500
> From: "Frank Andthebeans" <frankandthebeans@...>
>Subject: RE: firing order
>The firing order for a V8 GM...18436572....the same for Dodge....for Ford
>Hope this helps