f. Replace point set and condenser.
g. Replace cover if cracked or damaged. Replace
1. Cap clamp (2)
weight plate bushings and any part with damaged threads.
2. Distributor cap
12-8. Reassembly and Installation
3. Pin (2)
5. Dust cover
a. Slide two seals (46), two washers (47), and a
6. Screw (2)
spacer (48) into the housing (51) until they seat on the
7. Lockwasher (2)
bottom of the counterbore. Insert seals so the lip in cover
8. Lower plate
seal faces downward and lip in upper seal faces upward.
b. Place retainer (45) in place and press into the
housing to a point where the distance from the top of
11. Primary cable
retainer to top edge of housing is 3.615 to 3.617 inches.
c. Install the plug.(49) and adapter (50).
d. Place bushing (44) into housing and press bushing
to a point where the distance from top of bushing to top of
housing is 1-51/ 64 inches.
16. Ground cable
e. Install bushings (31) and washers (32) on weights
17. Lock screw
f. Lubricate pilot of cam (26) with cam lubricant.
Install slider blocks (27), cam (26) and retainer (25) on
20. Point set
shaft. Saturate wick (24) with engine oil and install. Install
21. Retaining spring
springs (28 and 29).
22. Upper plate
g. Coat shaft with oil and insert in housing.
23. Nylon button (3)
h. Install washer (42) and secure with pin (41). Press
gear (40) onto shaft to provide an end play clearance of
25. Cam retainer
.035 to .040 inch between bottom of housing and top of
gear. Install pin (39).
i. Assemble breaker plate assembly as follows.
(1) Install three nylon buttons (23) on upper plate
(22) and lubricate with cam lube.
(2) Assemble upper plate to lower plate (8) and
secure with spring (21).
(3) Set plates in housing and secure with screws
j. Install condenser (15), and one end of ground wire
(16) and secure with screw (13) and lockwasher (14).
Attach other end of ground wire to lower plate with screw
Figure 12-2. Using governor adjusting tool.
k. Install point set (20) on upper plate and secure with
l. Insert primary cable (11) into housing and connect
condenser lead and cable to point set with nut (9) and
m. Install cover (5) and rotor (4).
n. Install governor as follows.
Clean all metal non-electrical parts with dry cleaning
(1) Position a 7/ 16-inch deep wall socket,
solvent (Federal Specification P-S-66 and dry with
counterweight (37) and lock plate (36) on governor
compressed air. Wipe all other parts clean with a dry
(2) Engage counterweight in socket.
12-7. Inspection and Repair
(3) Insert tool in horizontal hole in distributor shaft
a. Replace worn or frayed leads.
from side farthest from vertical hole in shaft. Insert
b. Replace rotor if cracked or worn.
governor weight adjusting screw into slotted
c. Replace cam if worn or defective.
d. Replace oil wick if hard or dirty.
e. Replace shaft seals. Replace shaft bushing
worn or defective. Replace the seal retainers at washers
if dirty. Replace shaft if worn or damage