Found another one.those things you find like that are real time sucks, aren't they?
I put oil in it, primed it, dropped in the distributor, plugged in the wires, and fired it for the first time. Ran decent, to my amazement as I only eyeballed the rotor towards the #1 wire. Since there was no coolant or alternator, I only let it run for about 30 seconds and shut it back down.
Once I decided that I was good to go putting all the accessories on, and coolant in, I put on the bracket that holds the alternator. I was about to attach a heater hose the the outlet under the manifold when I discovered that the EGR tube was almost exactly in the way.
There’s a chance that if I find a threaded pipe long enough, I’ll be able to reach from the manifold out past the egr pipe and be able to connect the heater hose. I certainly hope so.
But hey, it ran!
Now all that’s left is the finish up the front, add the coolant, rig up an exhaust, bleed the clutch, and reinstall the driveshafts. Yeah. Thats