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Gary, Australia Car Mechanic
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How do you put a distributor into a 1993 Subaru brumby??

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how do you put a distributor into a 1993 Subaru brumby??
JA: What is the model of your '93 Subaru?
Customer: 1993
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes. reconditioned the motor, can only get it to fire on two cylinders and so then i pulled out the distributor and rotated a full degree and then put it back and re timed it but it failed to start at all
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i can get it to wind over but i can't get it to start
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 6 months ago.

Hi Judy,

Sounds like you have the firing order wrong on the cap.

Rotor button turns anticlockwise.

Find 8 Btdc on the flywheel, drop the distributor in pointing to number No.1 terminal.

Then from there it goes 1, 3, 2, 4.