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1974 Ford: firing order..the number 1 position on the distributor

Customer Question

What is the firing order for a 1974 Ford Truck 390 engine and where is the number 1 position on the distributor located.
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Big Dave replied 10 years ago.


The firing order for that engine should be 1,5,4,2,6,3,7,8, the rotation of the rotor is counter clockwise.

Thank you


Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Reply to Big Dave's Post: I know how it rotates,,,where is number 1 on the distributor,,,front or back,
Expert:  Big Dave replied 10 years ago.

Sorry for the delay.

This should help you out.

If you need anything else just let me know.