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Old 12-22-2018, 11:34 AM   #1
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Default Sat morning "late crab" work....

Sat catch up ( always behind) , Terry cleaned this one up and laid it on my bench that said "different".
What he was refering to i dont see often so i thought i would share just as a info only??
The later 46-47-48 Crabs used a two piece distributor cap often refered to as a rabbitt ear cap. Most of these have a cap locating pin that is internal as well as external for the use of both caps. Crab and Rabbitt.
This case is internal only and doesnt have the external machined for the crab style cap , making it only for the later cap. Not really a big deal but out of a few hundred we do each year this is the only one i have seen???
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Old 12-22-2018, 11:35 AM   #2
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Default Re: Sat morning "late crab" work....

When I was doing distributors for Remund, a couple hundred or so, never saw one like that. Off shore production?
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Old 12-22-2018, 02:06 PM   #4
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When I was doing distributors for Remund, a couple hundred or so, never saw one like that. Off shore production?
beats me , it had a rebuilt tag on it when we got it??????
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same as one i gave you a couple years ago for show and tell, is it not?
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same as one i gave you a couple years ago for show and tell, is it not?
yep it is.....
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yep it is.....

What was the part number of the NAPA condenser that you recommend using with the Bosch Blue Coil and Crab distributor on 12 volt?
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What was the part number of the NAPA condenser that you recommend using with the Bosch Blue Coil and Crab distributor on 12 volt?
I use the FA54 with the crab units. Seems to be a really good unit....
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I use the FA54 with the crab units. Seems to be a really good unit....

Thanks. I ordered one to pick up tomorrow.........
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Sat catch up ( always behind) , Terry cleaned this one up and laid it on my bench that said "different".
What he was refering to i dont see often so i thought i would share just as a info only??
The later 46-47-48 Crabs used a two piece distributor cap often refered to as a rabbitt ear cap. Most of these have a cap locating pin that is internal as well as external for the use of both caps. Crab and Rabbitt.
This case is internal only and doesnt have the external machined for the crab style cap , making it only for the later cap. Not really a big deal but out of a few hundred we do each year this is the only one i have seen???

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It may have been early 59 production. There is a possibility that it could be wartime production since the rabbit ear was likely developed for military use. The military always wants stuff sealed up to the hilt and the rabbit ear set up is in that category.


He is like me on my shop computer. They are the last thing we think about until it's broke.
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It may have been early 59 production. There is a possibility that it could be wartime production since the rabbit ear was likely developed for military use. The military always wants stuff sealed up to the hilt and the rabbit ear set up is in that category.


He is like me on my shop computer. They are the last thing we think about until it's broke.
And then just buy another one on ebay for $88 bucks......??

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dell-OptiPl...JRwy:rk:7:pf:0

me and my friends have bought 5-6 of these , work like a champ........
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