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Old 03-01-2020, 08:49 AM   #4
30 Closed Cab PU
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Default Re: Distributor paint

Originally Posted by leo View Post
Don't over paint the distributor because it will play havoc with your ability to generate a proper spark at the points.

Bottom of the distributor that sits on the head, and the ignition cable threaded hole should be paint free/clean. They are major ground paths for the points. Also where the lower ignition plate screws to the distributor body.
Speaking from experience with a vendor rebuilt distributor.
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