[V8] Distributor rotor replacing
ekellock at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 15:14:42 PST 2009
I practically take off the air filter setup to check the oil. It's just
soooo much easier to do almost anything with all that ducting, etc. removed.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Wainwright [mailto:ron_01056 at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2009 8:17 AM
> To: Ed Kellock
> Cc: 'Mark Kalbskopf'; v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [V8] Distributor rotor replacing
> I absolutley agree with Ed! It takes 5 minutes to remove the
> dizzy's. I use a 1/4" 8mm socket/ratchet setup with a small
> extension to remove the cap bolts. & a 10mm 1/4" setup to
> remove the dizzy's.
> I'de all so recomend removing the airfilter setup to gaine
> more room. & removale of the airbox is simple, Two 10mm bolts
> hold the tubes, I like to remove the strut brace. four 13mm
> bolts. I then like to remove the rubber seal & raine diverter
> from the front chanell... that will give you a straight shot
> with a phillips screwdriver to remove the three screws @ the
> back of the top cover. A flate blade screwdriver will remove
> the four screws/cap nuts that hold the top cover down. You
> may be able to have enough room W/O removing the lower air
> filter box... but it's two 10mm nuts.
> All so when putting the dizzy's back on you'll notice a
> notch @ the back of the dizzy. Make sure you refrence how
> they came apart cause the back of the Exhaust cam is notched
> as well & you do not wanna get the dizzy/rotor 180deg out.
> The best way to do it I suppose is to put the motor @ TDC.
> Then there would be no way to mess it up... not that there is
> a way to mess up.
> Good luck.
> --- On Sat, 1/24/09, Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com> wrote:
> > From: Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [V8] Distributor rotor replacing
> > To: "'Mark Kalbskopf'" <gbmarc at cox.net>, v8 at audifans.com
> > Date: Saturday, January 24, 2009, 7:46 PM
> > First try to pull them off in case they weren't glued
> > the last time.
> > Chances are they were glued. I just did one last week. I tried to
> > just crush it with channel locks but it seemed like I was having
> > to use too much
> > force, so I removed the distributor and clamped the based
> > of the rotor in a
> > vise and used a hammer and chisel to cut into the base of
> > the rotor, down
> > near where the notch is.
> > Ed
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: v8-bounces at audifans.com
> > > [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Mark
> > Kalbskopf
> > > Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 3:41 PM
> > > To: v8 at audifans.com
> > > Subject: [V8] Distributor rotor replacing
> > >
> > >
> > > I remember a long discussion ages ago about smashing
> > the old rotor
> > > arms off, but what exactly is the procedure for
> > removal and
> > > replacement? Also my distributor caps have the usual
> > spark
> > > erosion on the contacts.
> > > Are the caps very expensive?
> > >
> > > Mark.
> > >
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