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  • Deve
    replied to 235 side engine mounts ?
    That is exactly what they were for Kip. Good luck on your project!
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  • Timing is usually the culprit when it starts hard. I time my engines like this:

    1) Loosen the distributor (the sideways screw) just enough for it to turn with both hands but have enough tightness to stay in position.
    2) Start the engine. (I know that's the whole hard part)
    3) Slowly move the distributor one way and then the other LISTENING for the highest RPM.
    4) Back the distributor off about the width of one of the distributor cap clamps counterclockwise. (just a...
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  • If the gear is not loose on the shaft, I wouldnt assume the gear is worn. I doubt it would matter that much. I could show you, if you were here, how wobbly a perfect distributor is. GM didnt make these things anywhere near the precision they do today. There is not supposed to be an Oring on the shaft of the distributor. Some rebuilders put one on, but they need to remove it. Its a bad idea because it doesnt allow the oil to keep the shaft lubricated. It seems counter-intuitive, but it works fine...
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  • Sulli, I hope someone else chimes in here because I do not have a favorite 6 volt option. I have a very bad attitude towards 6 volt systems. As a farmers son who spent most of the dead of cold nasty winters trying to get the old truck started, there is nothing redeeming about 6 volts. In my mind, until you go to a 12 volt system, I would go with Pertronix because its cheaper and probably about as reliable as a 6v HEI. 6 volts is not enough to power a decent more modern ignition system. This is why...
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