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Just purchased a 1979 camaro with a 383 stroker engine spark…

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Just purchased a 1979 camaro with a 383 stroker engine spark plug wires had been removed how do i find the firing order? tried sbc firing order backfires thru carb.thanksbill

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

Need firing order for chevy 383 stroker

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Camaro yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes wired same as sbc won"t start not the right firing order

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the firing order is 18436572 close wise and the cylinder locations are 1 3 5 7 starting drivers front to back and 2 4 6 8 passengers side front to back

is that how you have it ?

and on your cap are you sure # 1 wire is on the cap where # 1 should be ?

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where is # 1 wire on your cap right now ?

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Hello, there are some alternate firing orders some cam grinders us they are

Late GM 1-8-7-2-6-5-4-3 or Pro Stock: 1-8-7-3-6-5-4-2

As always make sure #1 is on TDC of the compression stroke when aligning your rotor to #1 on the cap.

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