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Old 11-15-2012, 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by malc View Post
With a long screwdriver I align the pump tang like this.



Then set the rotor so it turns to number one as the dist. is lowered into the block.
Thanks Malc but this is not the issue.

I was having a problem lining up the screwdriver to the slot so I took the gear off an old distributor to use as a tool to align the pump drive to exactly where I want it. I then pulled that and dropped my good dizzy in. Its going down all the way except about .030". I have at least .060" interference as I would assume about .030" required end play between the pump drive and distributor tang.

Its definately dropping in with a thud, metal to metal contact.

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Pugsy
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