[TR] Name that distributor (TR3)
dlhogye at comcast.net
Sun Oct 14 20:17:58 MDT 2018
Talk to Jeff at Advanced Distributors.com. He is the guy for British car distributor related issues. He could rebuild your original distributor to better than anything you can buy new condition, with points or Pertronix, for a great price.
> On October 14, 2018 at 5:19 PM Art McEwen <amcewen2 at cogeco.ca> wrote:
> The backing plate on my TR3's distributor has a lot of play in it so timing is problematic. I ordered a new one from Moss however that part (551-055) doesn't have the same tall attachment for the low tension lead leading outside the cap (see old unit on the left): https://www.dropbox.com/s/wzxo5gpd3tnuaei/IMG_20181014_103805763.jpg?dl=0
> The distributor is stamped 40480D (see below) which doesn't seem to be within the range of their 25D model matching (if I go down the electronic replacement match-up rabbit hole).
> Do I have a non-standard distributor? Any idea the right part # for my backing plate? Or should I just bite the bullet and go electronic?
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