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Technical => Lucas, Electrical, Ignition => Topic started by: derek taylor on 08.06. 2014 17:01

Title: whats this?
Post by: derek taylor on 08.06. 2014 17:01
can anyone tell me what this  thing does i'm presuming the points are in here, but how do you get into them and what does the ring with the notches in it do?
Title: Re: whats this?
Post by: stu.andrews on 08.06. 2014 17:19
Yes, you are right, the points are in there! The clip should prevent the cap from unscrewing. Sometimes the screw cap will corrode & be difficult to remove. You actually unscrew the notched ring. Simples!
Title: Re: whats this?
Post by: warmshed on 08.06. 2014 19:20
 A strap wrench is kinder than a hammer and screwdriver if its tight. loosen the center nut holding the wire fist,
Title: Re: whats this?
Post by: derek taylor on 08.06. 2014 19:27
cheers