You won't find btdc on the dizzy.
It will be on the crank pulley.
You'll have a notch for tdc, and on one side or the other I ferget which, there will be like an indentation, or dimple if you will. As long as it's the original pulley you should be in good shape there.
Make sure the plug wires are in the proper order.
If you take off the dist. Cap, on the rim of the dist. Is a little notch. The rotor should be pointing at this notch at the same time the notch on the pulley is lined up with the split in the case.
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Also, the valves must be properly adjusted.
Too much advance will kill that motor in no time.
Bypassing the canister won't affect anything.
Wednesday, January 9th, 2008 AT 12:22 PM