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Old November 17th, 2013, 11:05 PM
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Robert Dassler
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FWIW, I had a friend install a Mallory Unilite Distributor. It worked for a while but then started having random stuttering & misfires. We found that the breaker plate had no ground was expected to ground through the 3 ball bearings that it rotated on. We added a ground wire from the distributor body to the breaker plate and it has run correctly ever since. Might be worth checking if you have a unilite.
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Old November 18th, 2013, 06:27 AM
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Maybe manually rotate the crank a little.
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