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Old 11-05-2012, 02:56 PM   #14
Grinnin
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Joined: Dec 2005
Location: Maine
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My '72 VW had a distributor advance plate that was held steady by a spring pushing down on a single ball bearing (I swear this was the factory design). The spring broke, the vacuum advance made the plate wobble, and the dwell and timing turned bizarre. I made several springs out of steel and aluminum cans.
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