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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ChevyDan, Mar 1, 2006.

  1. ChevyDan

    ChevyDan Registered Member

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    I've got a 1988 oldsmobile cutlass supreme classic, 307 4bbl.. I am 1200 miles away from home, and need to adjust my timing, I've got a light but can't figure how to get the distributer loose to adjust it. Yes, I am a retard. :D Please help, thanks
     
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    Won't a regular distributor wrench loosen the clamp bolt?
     
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    JpEater 1/2 ton status

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    Yep a 9/16 ditributor wrench should work. If the distributor is frozen you can grab the base with some big azz channelocks and break it loose.
     
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    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    strap wrench..

    I used an oil filter strap wrench to loosen a stuck distributor once..most GM HEI distributors have a square block cast into the housing above where it goes into the block..you can grab it with an adjustible wrench there..:crazy:
     
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    i had a 307 out of an 87 Olds wagon, tried to pull the dizzy when i blew the motor, so i could put it in another engine. a pipe wrench and a cheater bar couldnt budge that thing, so i junked it all.
     
  6. ChevyDan

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    Thanks Guys, The Channel locks worked.. I was scairt I was going to F someting up, but it came out okay..
     

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