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Old 10-19-2011, 12:42 PM
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HEI distributor noise ?

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I'm curious, what kind of sound should my HEI distributor make that is normal? I think that mine is O.K. and works fine, but am curious about how it sounds. Mahalo, Al

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It shouldn't make any sound.
Your Rotor may be rubbing inside the Cap. A quick inspection will tell the tale.
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It shouldn't make any sound.
Your Rotor may be rubbing inside the Cap. A quick inspection will tell the tale.
X2 i was thinking the same thing.



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Aloha,
I was kind of thinking that. The cap seems a little loose and poor fitting. It's new. I will peek under there and see whats up. It makes a light humming sort of sound. I have another cap, I'll swap it out and see what happens.
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I checked inside there and everything seemed fine. Nothing wrong. I changed the cap, still some noise. Runs good, not loud, just a whirring sound. I can live with it. Mahalo, Al
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Old 10-31-2011, 06:05 PM
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noisy distributor

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Summit HEI out, GM HEI in. Problem solved.
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Summit HEI out, GM HEI in. Problem solved.
Mahalo
Excellent glad you fixed it and posted back.



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Some cheap HEIs have crappy bearings that usually poop out pretty quickly.
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I have learned from experience that new parts are not always the same as good parts. Al
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