distributor removal?

Mihnea Cotet mik at info.fundp.ac.be
Wed Jun 26 00:26:42 EDT 2002

At 16:57 25/06/2002 -0400, you wrote:
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>I was going to remove the distributor in my car to upgrade it to the metal
>gear type and am trying to figure out the easiest way to do so.  The
>manual says to remove the intake manifold...seems like there has to be a
>different/better way.
>The tamper-resistant plate has been removed and I can see the bolt that is
>responsible for holding down the clamp.  Do I need a special tool?  Is it
>possible to fabricate something?  What size is this bolt (13mm?)?


You'll need small hands, a 13mm wrench and lots of patience and it will
come out without removing the manifold... BTDT a month ago on my 200q20v.

You'll need patience because you'll only be able to turn the nut (that's
not a bolt) 1/8th of a turn at one time.



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