The Ford 5.8 / 351 cubic inch V8 distributor turns COUNTERCLOCKWISE ( if looking from the top )
The distributor rotates CLOCKWISE
On a 1990 Ford Thunderbird : The 3.8 liter V6 engine distributor rotor turns COUNTERCLOCKWISE
There is no distributor, there is a sensor at the flywheel and the eng uses a coilpack. Doug C
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The distributor rotor turns COUNTERCLOCKWISE on a Ford 460 cubic inch ( 7.5 liter ) The spark plug firing order is ( 1 - 5 - 4 - 2 - 6 - 3 - 7 - 8 ) The marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces to the REAR and slightly towards the drivers side The engine cylinder / spark plug locations are numbered : firewall 4 - 8 3 - 7 2 - 6 1 - 5 front
unscrew the distributor pull it out about half way with the distributor cap off and turn the rotor clock wise to disired position
if you're looking down at the distributor it rotates clockwise while running.