Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 14:36:34 -0700
From: Ryan Kindseth <rkindsetnopsaml.sjsu.edu>
Subject: Finding Top Dead Center on 900  Distributor


Hi guys Just thought I would let everyone know this hint since I didn't have a repair manaul. If you are ever stuck and your spark plug wires are out of order. (An unlikely scenario, I know) Luckily Saab stamps the firing order of the pistons (1-3-4-2 on my 1985 8-valve 4-cylinder 900) on the valve cover But if you take off the distributor cap and remove the dustcover, you will see a nick in the metal rim of the distibutor. this is TDC or Top Dead Center and that tells you where piston #1 spark plug wire should go. pretty slick Ryan

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