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Old 06-02-2020, 09:17 AM   #1
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Default distributor oiler how much oil?

So when you fellas fill the oilier on the outside of your distributor, typically how much does it take to fill it. Seems like mine only takes a couple - three drops.
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Old 06-02-2020, 09:36 AM   #2
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Default Re: distributor oiler how much oil?

Mind you that if you fill it it will drain into the bushing within a few minutes. It will depend on what you use to oil it - it only takes a few drops from an original oil can.
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Old 06-02-2020, 09:37 AM   #3
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Default Re: distributor oiler how much oil?

Fill it until it won't take any more & you're done! The oil will find it's way where it needs to go. Check it every month or so, depending on how much you drive and don't let it go dry.
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Old 06-02-2020, 12:11 PM   #4
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All it takes is a drop or two.
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Old 06-02-2020, 01:39 PM   #5
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Fill it full is in the owners instruction book, I lay a rag under the oiler, give a couple of squirts with oil can, a few miles later there's slight dampness of oil at top bushing so I know it is oiling it
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Old 06-02-2020, 09:18 PM   #6
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Fill it full it will leave its mark it's a model A :-)
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