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Broken distributor on my '65 F100

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Cleetus, Jun 21, 2013.

  1. Cleetus
    Joined: Jun 20, 2010
    Posts: 75

    Cleetus
    Member
    from Austin

    I was taking the metal hose off the vacuum advance on my distributor today and I noticed there was a crack in the distributor. I started messing with it and it snapped off.. oops. So now what? I have started looking at distributors online and just don't know what direction to go. There are a lot of options. Does anyone have any experience with a points eliminator distributor or had good luck with anything for a 352? Thanks
     

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  2. mattrod68
    Joined: Jan 22, 2007
    Posts: 524

    mattrod68
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    napa and a pertronix. done. pick up a can of gunk engine cleaner while your there.

    matt
     
  3. Clevername
    Joined: Feb 18, 2011
    Posts: 316

    Clevername
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    What he said^^^^
     
  4. oltruckag
    Joined: Aug 13, 2009
    Posts: 114

    oltruckag
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    I'm pretty sure the FE distributors will interchange 352-360-390-etc... Go get a reman for a '71 f100 from autozone for $50 and eat the $25 core.

    And I 3rd the degreaser...
     

  5. Cleetus
    Joined: Jun 20, 2010
    Posts: 75

    Cleetus
    Member
    from Austin

    Thanks a lot guys. As always I appreciate the help
     
  6. Onemansjunk
    Joined: Nov 30, 2008
    Posts: 202

    Onemansjunk
    Member
    from Modesto,CA

    Be very careful when you pull out the old distributor---If the oil pump rod come with--- OK---if not pick up a oil pan gasket as well!!!
     
  7. okiewelder
    Joined: May 10, 2008
    Posts: 218

    okiewelder
    Member
    from central Ok

    why not just get a electronic that would fit a 390 and keep it all ford? I have been converting my older fords over for years and they are awesome.
     

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