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Old 11-26-2019, 04:39 PM   #1
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Default Bolt sizes for condenser

What are correct bolts and length for bolt that goes into distributor body and bolt that goes into the end of the condenser. Thanks for help Iíve been using incorrect sizes and snugging them up with split washers.
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Old 11-26-2019, 05:32 PM   #2
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Default Re: Bolt sizes for condenser

Condenser has two screws the ground tab one is 8-32x1/4 w/washer,for end of condenser-10-32x7/32 no washer,not sure what you mean by distributor body?
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Old 11-27-2019, 02:39 PM   #3
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Thanks but you have the sizes reversed. The ground tab on the condenser that screws into the side of the distributer base is the smaller of the two. But thanks the sizes were right and it fits well now
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Old 11-27-2019, 07:15 PM   #4
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Thanks but you have the sizes reversed. The ground tab on the condenser that screws into the side of the distributer base is the smaller of the two. But thanks the sizes were right and it fits well now
As per diagram?
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Old 11-28-2019, 09:21 AM   #5
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The one into housing, what the suppliers call it. Is a copper color. the winged part of the distributor cap is labeled as a body of distributor. I knew what you meant as I also make this mistake still on occasion. Berts has a nice little set of fasteners for the distributor. The others probably do too. here is a link with picture of the coated condenser screw. https://modelastore.com/index.php?ro...&category_id=0
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Old 11-29-2019, 12:47 AM   #6
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Be sure you use the thick insulating washer, which fits directly against the screw head, or the condenser terminal screw will bottom out before the metal strap is tight, and you may twist the condenser terminal and ruin the condenser.
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