Originally Posted by lilrobo
It was the spacer that had a crack i used some 2 part epoxy for now till mine comes in but for now its doing great,, 1 thing i didnt see the vac adavance moving, it was until i losen the small screw and moved the dizzy , could i have done something cause it to now move? anyway i will chick it tomm
Be sure the vacuum line is hooked up and not leaking. Look for any obvious signs of binding, and be sure the vacuum can didn't fail. If the diaphragm gave up the ghost, the vacuum advance is dead. There are replacements still being reproduced. Anyway I'm sure the problem will be obvious once you get a good look at it.
A nice addition would be an HEI distributor like Summit's p/n 850042
. A distributor from a Chevy 250 inline can be modified to work, too. The Pertronix conversion you have is fine as long as the distributor itself is still tight.