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have a 1988 ford f700 with a 370 4v . firing order seems to ...

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have a 1988 ford f700 with a 370 4v . firing order seems to be off by possibly 2 or 3 cylinders. we set distributor to top dead center. put new plugs, wires, cap and rotor. still does not run correct. can you give me correct firing order on motor and cap with proper rotation. is number 1 cylinder front left or right, plus and pointers. i really appreciate your help. thanks
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Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Tim Basham replied 11 years ago.

Below is diagram for 460. which your 370 is the same engine family and uses the same firing order and cylinder arangement.

Fig. 3: 5.0L and 7.5L enginesFiring order: 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8Distributor rotation: Counterclockwise