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Old 06-24-2010, 07:51 AM   #4
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Default Re: Rotor gap to distributor body terminals

Bob - MrTube's experience is valuable. The fit between the distributor base and the distributor body can be sloppy, and thus (as experienced) the close .012" clearance can be a problem. Just remember that .025" is less than 1/32".

He also has a good idea in bending the sparkplug straps so they don't put any pressure on the distributor body. The thing to remember here is to have consistency. The more everything is of the same and consistant dimension, the better the ignition and engine will operate.

I am sure others will have more valuable information.
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