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The distributor is "stabbed" in with cyl#1 on compression stroke Top dead center with the rotor pointing at the #1 plug tower on the distributor cap.
Cylinder #1 Plug tower is the one in line with the coil tower.
Then the remaining cylinders a routed in a clockwise rotation form there 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2.