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Spark Plug wire length issues!

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I managed to get the Distributor dropped in correctly! (At least I am believing that until we turn the key) I found the firing order and know that Pontiac's go counter clock wise. But the spark plug wires I have ordered are not working to go around the headers in the correct order on the distributor cap.  Is this a common issue, or am I doing something wrong. This has been a two and a half year project and we are getting close..... Please help. 

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Thank you! I got another set of spark plug wires, and it is all working out. The set I had had two wires under 22 inches and the shortest distance I had was 25 inches. I thought I was messing it up but it was an impossible situation. Another beginner question. We have a 1972 455 engine. The schematics of the engine says it fires in counter clock wise rotation. All the install videos I watch says clockwise.  But they were not on Pontiacs. I am looking for verification which way it will rotate.


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