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denty225

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Different distributor?
« on: 20:26, Tue 02 August 2011 »
As my ht leads were corroded solid in the dizzy cap I ordered new leads and cap. The cap dont fit. All the ones I have looked at since are the same as the one I recieved, so why is mine different?
New one on the right:

Not happy cos I was hoping to get the car running today. :(

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #1 on: 20:45, Tue 02 August 2011 »
Isnt the new one on the left?

Have you tried a different rotor arm or is it the screw holes?

I have a spare one if you struggling

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #2 on: 20:54, Tue 02 August 2011 »
cap on the left is what i have on mine, got it from gsf
the cap should of come with a matched rotor arm in the box

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #3 on: 21:19, Tue 02 August 2011 »
Well spotted! new one is on the left :roll:  New arm dont fit, old one is 12mm inside diameter and new one is 10!

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #4 on: 22:05, Tue 02 August 2011 »
i know my rotor arm was tight to fit but a firm press got it on fine  :?

maybe you've been giving the wrong bits

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #5 on: 22:24, Tue 02 August 2011 »
Deffo says GT Turbo on packaging. I'll ahve another look tomorrow. I soo wanna get her going.

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #6 on: 22:41, Tue 02 August 2011 »
see if the rotor arm will go on with a firm push

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #7 on: 00:34, Wed 03 August 2011 »
Mine have always been orange.

http://www.cgbmotorsport.net/index.asp? ... dsci0026(1)[ekm]400x300[ekm].jpg

I wouldn't try and force it too much, that little spring loaded carbon piece in the centre of the cap snaps really easily.

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #8 on: 10:12, Wed 03 August 2011 »
The old one secures on with 2 clips, whereas all thee others I've seen and the new cap have 2 holes in.
Bought a distributor and cap off Dean so back to that at hte weekend. Gonna have a go at the exhaust today, and the dash, and maybe the rad!

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #9 on: 11:39, Wed 03 August 2011 »
Deffo not going to press on!
Old:

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #10 on: 15:21, Wed 03 August 2011 »
The new one looks like the correct rotor. I've never seen the other shape before

I've got a new cap and arm in my glovebox, i'll measure the ID on mine.

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #11 on: 16:06, Wed 03 August 2011 »
Bob from DCB reckons that I have the wrong distributor on. Not ot worry, will be put right shortly.

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #12 on: 16:12, Wed 03 August 2011 »
On its way 8)

Cap and rotor look new !!

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #13 on: 17:45, Wed 03 August 2011 »
anyone know if the campus dissy has a different rotor arm?

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Re: Different distributor?
« Reply #14 on: 21:01, Wed 03 August 2011 »
The ID on my rotor is 10mm.