Ford Dura-spark distributor recurve
The Ford Dura-spark distributor
is an inexpensive and reliable
alternative to the expensive
aftermarket distributors. You
can find them for about $52.00
US retail and the recurve spring
kits are cheap at about $7.00
US. This recurving operation
usually takes me about an hour
or less. Just use care with the
little parts as they like to migrate
out of sight or flip half way
across the room.
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Step 1
Remove the two vacuum advance
dashpot to main body screws and
then the vacuum advance arm to
breaker plate pin C clip
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Pull advance dashpot away
from main body and pull
the arm off of the breaker
plate pin
Step 2
Mark reluctor position
as there are two slots.
Remove reluctor from
upper advance shaft. Use
two prybars or large
screwdrivers and Do Not
pry on the teeth but rather
the beefy portion of the
reluctor near the center
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Step 3
Remove the two breaker plate to
main body retaining screws.
Rotate the pick up to gain
access. lift off breaker plate.
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Don't feel comfortable doing this yourself? fully remanned and recurved
Dura-spark distributors available for $155.70 delivered to your door. Units are
individually curved per application using a "Sun" distributor machine. Some 6
cylinder and 5.0 litre units slightly higher
email me for details.