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distributor stuck in block
Posted 27 May 2004 - 06:55 AM
trying to get a disty out of a carb ea82 motor i have.
the sucker is stuck. way stuck. motor turns over and disty turns correctly. ive got it unbolted, i have sprayed it underneath tom help loosen, it barely moves or turns even if you would be trying to adjust the timing.
ive pryed on it gently and tapped on it gently. im starting to get way less gentle.it will move back and forth now about 1/2 inch. it will move up about 1 millimeter.
usually these things come out in 2 seconds!
Posted 27 May 2004 - 08:17 AM
1. Detach cap and dust cover as a unit.
2. Remove carbon point from cap.
3. Remove rotor head securing screw and detach rotor head from rotor shaft.
4. Remove O-ring from housing.
5. Drive roll pin out of shaft and pinion.
6. Remove pinion from shaft.
That's it. Review steps 4 and 5. Note: FSM says "use new roll pin when installing pinion". Hope this helps.
Posted 27 May 2004 - 09:27 AM
just keep working on it.Spray, twist, pull.. It will have to give up eventually.
Posted 27 May 2004 - 09:40 AM
Thank you. I stand corrected. I've never removed my distributor so thought that Snowstormer might be working against a pin.
Posted 27 May 2004 - 10:55 AM
i have been having bad luck lately.
i cant believe this thing will not come out.
i wont get out the 8 pound woodsplitter -yet...
Posted 27 May 2004 - 10:43 PM
Posted 27 May 2004 - 11:09 PM
You may need to remove your cam case as a last resort to get it out.............also, it seems to me that rotating the disty one way and turning the rotor so the gear wants to "ride up" on the drive gear may help "lift" it out................I can't think at the moment which way that would be.......sorry.
Posted 28 May 2004 - 01:13 AM
Posted 28 May 2004 - 07:51 PM
Posted 29 May 2004 - 02:54 PM
a word of advice for someone who is-was in the same boat.
take your time and keep spraying, twisting, and LIGHT prying.
these things WILL break. how do i know? i just broke one yesterday.
i know, im a dumb**** but after 2 days of dinkin with it, i got impatient and used a little too much force, cracked the alum shaft right by the o-ring.
so i went to get another one out of another block and it came out in 2 seconds just like the last 5 times ive pulled one out.
patience is a virtue i have yet to learn 100 percent of the time.
Posted 30 May 2004 - 11:16 AM
Posted 01 June 2004 - 07:38 AM
I had to get underneath, and use a loonnggg socket extension and a 3lb hammer and lots of p.b. blaster. and beat the hell out of it from the bottom.
Had a junkyard disty from a 2x4 anyways... to put back in.
after I found tdc, slipped it back in, fired up.. was off a tooth, pulled it up, turned it, and backed it back down and was able to adjust it properly for timing
has worked perfect ever since.
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