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Old 06-25-2010, 07:58 PM   #12
John Butts in CT
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Default Re: Rotor gap to distributor body terminals

I have nothing to add to the gap discussion (except to suggest that the gap should be uniform at all four terminals. File them if you need to, then bend the rotor contact).

I will add a caveat that there's a batch of repro caps "on the shelves" with electrodes that are bent, too long/short, not set at 90 degrees from each other, and/or covered with plastic "flash." A reputable supplier was happy to hand pick me a new cap when I brought this to their attention.

Once I received a cap that had the electrodes "square" at 90 degrees, it was simple to achieve a uniform gap.

Moral: Don't assume that a repro part is ready to bolt on.

Have a great weekend, everyone.

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