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Ignition pick-up coil question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by opfor2, Sep 25, 2005.

  1. opfor2

    opfor2 1/2 ton status

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    How do I replace the ignition pick up coil on a 1990 HEI distribitor? I have the new coil but can't figuer out how to get the old one off.

    Thanks

    Dan..
     
  2. dleroy43

    dleroy43 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    you have to drill out the rivets. I ended up replacing my whole dist. couse the magnitos were non magnitized :doah: .
     
  3. 73k5blazer

    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    You need to remove the distributor from the engine, drive out the gear pin, remove the gear and pull the rotor shaft out the top, then the pick-up coil ust unscrews, or in some cases it's held in with riviet, as the previous person said, just drill them out.
     

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