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Old 01-26-2009, 12:04 PM
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While in the distributor, grab the shaft and see how much side to side play there is.

Originally, I would set my timing and then find a week later it seemed to be 5 degrees different. Finally I realized the bushing was worn the shaft had way too much side to side play. The original distributors had 1 or 2 places to add oil to lube the shaft/bushing (little spring loaded caps cover them), which eventually wore due to lack of attention. I got another distributor and then could count on the timing. You can probably buy a bushing and replace it yourself

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