Where do spark plug wires go on a distributor cap on a 300 v6 1987 straight 6?

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The spark plug firing order on your 4.9 L ( 300 cubic inch ) straight 6 is ( 1 - 5 - 3 - 6 - 2 - 4 ) The distributor rotor rotates CLOCKWISE The # 1 position , which should be marked on the distributor cap , is facing away from the engine . If the # 1 position is next to the engine the distributor cap is installed 180 degrees out , flip it around. Your engine cylinders / spark plugs are numbered 1 to 6 going from front to rear on the engine

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