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Old 08-07-2010, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by 19791980camaro!!
what do you mean by the housing was leaking?? i have a 350 and has very low oil pressure. change the oil from 10.30 to 20.50 and pressure comes up everywhere. just wanted to check about the distrib housing. problem thanks
The distributor body forms part of the oil passage- that's the "groove" seen down near the gear in the photo below. If the dist. body was machined undersized or was damaged/excessively worn, this would create an internal oil leak from the groove that would dump oil back into the pan- and might also lower the oil pressure.

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