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Old 11-16-2012, 01:03 PM
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HOT ROD...... FROM A CHRYSLER?
 
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Keep in mind that the problem was not that the dizzy tang was on top of the pump drive and had 1/32" gap. It was after engagement of the tang and pump drive that it was riding high.

Of coarse its about 1/4" up if I miss the alignment with the pump shaft.

After some wiggling and stuff it dropped right down onto the intake even w/o the gasket.

Maybe the pump rod was not exactly straight or?? when I was dropping it in?

I do know I am engaging the pump rod as I pulled the dizzy up and turned the pump rod 360* by advancing one tooth of the dizzy gear and dropping it back down each time.

I had forgot about this simple pump rod trick until I was fiddling with it. I didn't need a screwdriver or spare dizzy to line it up. DOH!
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