[TR] Distributor bits

Randall tr3driver at ca.rr.com
Thu Mar 11 15:12:35 MST 2010

> looking for the p/n 503678 plate, clamp distributor   the one 
> I have is pretty
> beat up and the clamp doesn't hold the distributor in place.  

Check your distributor body carefully.  There is a lip that the plate is
supposed to grab, and that lip is frequently broken (due to overtightening).
If the lip is broken, the clamp isn't going to work.

> Also, it is fairly 'soft' so it may be that I can just 
> straighten and replace the bolt/nyloc.

Should be a plain square nut, not a nyloc.

> Also, the clamp has residue of a gasket on it, but none of 
> the manuals

No gasket needed here.

-- Randall  

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