I get it now. You want the distributor hooked to the carb so it's not on full manifold vacuum. While I was reading up on the distributor I read the 71 is a retard distributor as opposed to an advance so maybe it's better to not even hook it up.You do not have the vac hooked up to your distributor from the carb?
Is your vac hooked up on your manifold?
If so.... hook it up on to the carb
Thank you Mark. That was my first though but I wanted to be sure I had the hose connected correctly. When I acquired this vehicle none of the hoses were connected so I've been going off of pictures I found on mud.Several threads on that phenomenon. Quirk of design. Front of oil pan is shallow, so descent puts all 7 quarts on the front rods, which toss it up in nto the cylinder walls.