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Old 01-12-2012, 06:29 PM
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I have a bad upper shaft bushing in my delco HEI ditributor, and I cannot find a replacement. Does anyone know where I can order one?
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I would take a real close look at the shaft if the bushing is worn out. May consider new dist if you can loose the vintage OEM. Give these guys a call and see if the vette dist bushing is the same as the one you have, they sell the tool as well for remove/install. However you can buy a new HEI for 55 bucks form another vendor skip white:

http://www.mamotorworks.com/corvette?frame=1.1171
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You could take a look at McMaster Carr for oilite bushings.
Find a hobby machinist to modify them as it's a real simple job
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A GM parts counter at a dealership is your best bet as they are the only ones I know that used to carry them, I don't know if they still do.
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Thanks for all the info, those Skip White prices look really good, that web site went strait to favorites. My buddy Rick gave me a housing with good bushings so all is well!
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