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Re: Adjusting Timing

To: "Harris Goldstein" <>, "mg digest" <mgs@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: Re: Adjusting Timing
From: "Lawrie Alexander" <>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 18:35:52 -0700
Sometimes the distributor just gets stuck and it requires a serious amount
of twisting to turn it once you have slackened off what - from your
description - appears to be the correct bolt.

British Sportscar Center

-----Original Message-----
From: Harris Goldstein <>
To: mg digest <>
Date: Monday, April 27, 1998 7:30 AM
Subject: Adjusting Timing

>I'm having difficulty in setting the timing on my '74B.  I loosen the
>nut on the collar (the bolt that sits along-side the block and runs
>perpendicular to the shaft), but I can't turn the distributer - at least
>with moderate pressure.  Don't know how long its been since the last
>time it was adjusted (I've had the car since last summer).
>Am I loosening the correct 'thing'?  Is there something I'm missing?
>Thanks in advance.

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