dist. rebuild

oldae82
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dist. rebuild

Postby oldae82 » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:50 pm

I have an '87 fx16. I had new seals and bearings installed in the dist about 10K past. It's leaking again, seriously. The inside of the dist cap had enough oil in it that it was starting to coke up where the spark was jumping to the contacts. Do the distributors wear to the point that new seals and bearings are useless, or did I just end up w/a crappy rebuild? I see remanufactured distributors for sale, but I wonder if I'm just buying the same problem again. Any advice?

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ga_goosh
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Re: dist. rebuild

Postby ga_goosh » Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:46 pm

I rebuilt my dist about 20xxx miles/2 years ago with the kbox kit. i still have no issues.
http://www.kbox.ca/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=213
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