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Old 10-21-2019, 08:26 PM   #12
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Default Re: 55 272 Distributor

Originally Posted by tommyleea View Post
Well, I ordered a set of points for a 55 272, and the points are backwards.

Actually the backward points are for the 215/223 I-block 6-cyl engines. They look identical to the 54-56 Y-block points except mirror image. That is because the V8 distributor shaft rotates counterclockwise and the I-block 6-cyl distributor shaft rotates clockwise.
Get it? I know because I have and run both engines.
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