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Old 06-24-2020, 05:05 AM   #1
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Default Helmet distro gaskets

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Aside from moisture can a helmet run without gaskets? Or will the distro (inner cap) be too close to rotor?
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Old 06-24-2020, 09:20 AM   #2
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A helmet could run w/o gaskets, but why would you want to??
The inner caps do not have a gasket where they locate in housing that would affect contact spacing. The gasket that locates between inner and outer caps also seals inner caps at housing.
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The inner caps do not have a gasket where they locate in housing that would affect contact spacing. The gasket that locates between inner and outer caps also seals inner caps at housing.
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Old 06-24-2020, 04:02 PM   #4
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I ran our 33 for 30 miles in the worst rain ever last week ,it never missed a beat, I bet it would have with no gaskets in the distributor.
When we first had the 33 it had a remote coil setup, and no gaskets, you only had to wash the tail light and it would,t start.
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It maybe you Aussi slang or my age.

Are you stating that no gasket worked out well for you?
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That is the way my 40 does wash any part and moisture gets in cap.Winter time cool air from fan causes the cap to condense up so i carry a spare cap in glove box.Gasket or not.I do have a Mallory electronic dist in my 59a.When i wash the car i take the cap off for a day or so.Keep WD40 in it also
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Fixed it ,left out the NO.
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