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 Post subject: Re: Dave's Wagon Project
PostPosted: Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:04 pm 
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You might be lucky and find out the engine may be a 272 or 292.

When you pull the distributor, let us know what the end looks like - a tang or a hole with 6 sides.

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 Post subject: Re: Dave's Wagon Project
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So about getting that distributor out. I'm guessing that I need an offset box end distributor wrench to get to the bolts. Does anyone know what size wrench I am looking for. I can't find a way to put my eyes on them.

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1/2 inch wrench, 5/16 bolt. You should be able to get it with a universal socket

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So about getting that distributor out. I'm guessing that I need an offset box end distributor wrench to get to the bolts. Does anyone know what size wrench I am looking for. I can't find a way to put my eyes on them.

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So I got the distributor out (after marking it’s position). Does this look like it came out of a 1954 239?

https://instagram.com/p/Ba2FQDPBtXZ/
https://instagram.com/p/Ba2FBkbBNqR/

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My son figured out how to get to the clamp with a 1/2” box wrench. The designers must have hated mechanics.

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 Post subject: Re: Dave's Wagon Project
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Certainly looks like the stock 54 distributor.

RschDev wrote:
So I got the distributor out (after marking it’s position). Does this look like it came out of a 1954 239?

https://instagram.com/p/Ba2FQDPBtXZ/
https://instagram.com/p/Ba2FBkbBNqR/

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 Post subject: Re: Dave's Wagon Project
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paul274854 wrote:
Certainly looks like the stock 54 distributor.

RschDev wrote:
So I got the distributor out (after marking it’s position). Does this look like it came out of a 1954 239?

https://instagram.com/p/Ba2FQDPBtXZ/
https://instagram.com/p/Ba2FBkbBNqR/


Thanks. Hopefully ignition parts arrive today and get installed tomorrow.

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