On Sun, 04 Dec 2005 23:59:35 GMT, "Rick" <email@example.com> wrote:
>"Rick" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> <maradcliff@UNLISTED.com> wrote in message
>> > I tore my distributor apart to change the pickup coil.
>> > On the base there is the gear, and an inch or so there is a ring
>> > gets a roll pin (looks like a donut with a ridge on it.)
>> > Putting it back together, I am not sure if that ridge does to the
>> > bottom of the distribitor housing, or the narrow end goes up.
>> > anyone have a dist. handy to look at? This is for a 1979 400
>> > Goes in a F150 pickup truck. (In other words, that round device
>> > wider on one side than the other. Does the wide side, or the
>> > side face toward the bottom of the main distributor housing?)
>> > Thanks
>> > Mark
>> The narrow portion is closest to the drive gear, the flanged end is
>> closest to the housing....
Thanks to both of you. Now I can finish puting it back together.
I thought it went like this, but just was not sure. I should take a
picture myself before I rip things apart.