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Charles N.C.    Posted 09-25-2017 at 11:42:36 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • 8N Front mt. Points
  • I purchased a set of points for an 8N front mt. and a set for a side mt. some time back.I purchased these at NAPA local and for the life of me I can't get the front mt.to adjust the .015 setting.I've noticed the points will not allow the cam block to ride against the distributor cam.Seems to offset about 1/16in from the cam.The two mettle spring clips seem to be holding the block from the cam.These points look same as I had.I've had these for awhile and lost the receipt.I guess a new set is in order?

    36 coupe    Posted 10-11-2017 at 04:28:27 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I suspect yuo have the points mixed up.

    Farmer Dan    Posted 09-26-2017 at 00:26:25 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • NAPA part number CS35 or Standard FD6769 should look like these

    Charles (N.C.)    Posted 09-26-2017 at 13:22:58 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: 8N Front mt. Points
  • Thanks to all,,,I'm going to order a set from Just8N's today.Swell pic Farmer.Pic's say a lot more than words in many cases.Someday I might get a device to post them and learn to use it.

    JMOR    Posted 09-25-2017 at 20:48:51 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • A little ingenuity & a rat tail file & they can work. Shouldn't have to, but reality is reality.

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 09-25-2017 at 17:20:51 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • There's been a lot of scuttlebutt lately about the ECHLIN points from NAPA having this issue. Even the side adjusting screw isn't working. I thought the problem was only with the CS-35 points used on the front mount distributor. Are you having this problem with the side mount set too? It may just be the ECHLIN points are now being farmed out to Cheena as well. My last ECHLIN point set from NAPA says Made In India..


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    Charles (N.C.)    Posted 09-25-2017 at 18:26:40 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: 8N Front mt. Points
  • Tim,,Yep,you named the set but says made in Mexico.This is a front mt. destributor.I called Napa to order another set but backed out because of price.I thought $30 was a little steep and might be from cheena.Good people to do business with but,,,,,,,, !

    clayton ingmire    Posted 09-25-2017 at 15:00:41 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • a pic might help us, are you sure your on top of one of the lobes?

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