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Distributor shaft vertical play?


Great Pumpkin
Re: Distributor shaft vertical play?

For the correct answer from a professional, contact Jeff Schlemmer at Advanced Distributors. Take all of the guess work out of this.

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Great Pumpkin
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Re: Distributor shaft vertical play?

Vertical play isn't as much an issue as "side slop".... unless you plan to fly inverted. :wink:


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Re: Distributor shaft vertical play?

Paul, I gotta try first, it's both a curse and a blessing! The brass bushing (washer) above the drive dog was worn, increasing vertical play, which inturn compounded side-slop. I replaced it with a thicker (new/unworn) brass one, which removed most of both vertical and lateral play. I'll report back on whether or not the car still runs...


Great Pumpkin
Re: Distributor shaft vertical play?

Oh, I didn't know that you had it apart. It sounds like you have a good grasp on the problem, so try the washer and see how it works. You'll never know until you try.
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