Thread: 4.3 "Crab Cap"
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Old 06-04-2017, 09:21 AM   #3
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Re: 4.3 "Crab Cap"

Cap and rotor is done. A friend who owns a garage told me to look carefully at the screws that came with the new cap. The threads are different, which means it will cut new threads (added load on 12 year old plastic that has heat cycled a million times) and were longer. As far as I could tell, the mounting holes do not go all the way through the bottom of the mounting ears. I can see how either cutting new threads or bottoming the screws would lead to a broken distributor. Getting the cap out from under all the bracketry and A/C lines was an experience in itself.
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