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Old 09-18-2003, 10:34 AM
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Type of libricant for a distributor

I have a 1972 Olds 307 V8 with a single point distributor and I want to refresh the lubrication on the internal working parts of the distributor. What type of grease is most preferred?

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Auto parts stores can supply small tubes of lubricant that is designed for the rubbing block/cam on points-type distributors. The lube can also be used, very sparingly, on the weights/advance mechanism. Use very minimal amounts of lube, as you don't want the stuff to be slung around inside the cap.
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