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Old 07-11-2008, 08:26 AM
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Exclamation One thing to check with Pertronix installation

Originally Posted by Graham View Post
Mine seemed to go in OK, but I will double check. I just pushed it on! I only have vacuum retard on my early SL, so perhaps the later distributors are different.
Thanks Graham
An important thing to check with Pertronix installation is that the rotating magnet over the cam in the distributor is seating right down on the base plate. If it fouls with the vacuum advance arm &/or the raised LIP on the base plate - then the rotor button sits too high & can push the shaft down into the guts of the distributor and pop the little circlip off (thats under the felt pad in the shaft)
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