The Y-SNP R-M269 is UPSTREAM of Y-SNP R-L371.
I also am a R-M269 (A BIG SNP BUCKET) .... but my Terminal Y-SNP is R-L371 (A SMALLER SNP BUCKET).
What is your Terminal Y-SNP ??
If you don't know you should take the National Geographic Geno 2.0 DNA Test.
What is your FTDNA Kit # ?? What FTDNA Projects are you in ??