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Re: Curious - has this ever happened to you?



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From: panin@n-link.com <panin@n-link.com>
To: Everett + Jennepher <ebus@ebus.simplenet.com>
Date: Tuesday, December 09, 1997 6:33 PM
Subject: Re: Curious - has this ever happened to you?


>Yes! It happens to me one day in Germany (I'm a GI). One day, which was
very
>nice by the way, not too cold or hot. It start fine, when I got to work and
>park it, I shut it off with no unusual noises. At the en of a day when try
>it start it, nothing happens...did all common troubleshooting procedures
and
>nothing. That day a friend gave a ride home and it was not until next day
> lucky I had my hoopty) during lunch break that I decided to check the
>points, thinking they went out of adjustment that I saw the same thing you
>saw. I could not do nothing else but to look around in disbelieve and
smile.
>The points were about a month old and not even a 100 miles. After that day,
>an extra set of points belong to my glove compartment and still there even
>after a Pertronic Ignitor was install shortly after that beautiful morning
>incident.
>
>            Luis
>
>68 Notch
>89 240sx (Hoopty)
>
> Curious - has this ever happened to you?
>
>
>>The situation:
>>My points "broke" this weekend.  What I mean by that statement is that the
>>contacts on the arm broke in half somehow, causing the "rivet" to pop out.
>>The contacts then fell down into the distributor body in 2 pieces.
>>
>>Additional info:
>>These were new Bosch points with 1000 miles on them.
>>
>>The question:
>>This seems like a freak occurrence of nature to me, so I ask, has anyone
>>ever heard of this happening?
>>
>>What I learned:
>>1. Always have an extra set of points.  :(
>>   a. The one spare part you don't have is the one that will break.
>>2. How to dismantle, lube, and reassemble the 009 dizzy - cool!
>>
>>Later,
>>Everett Barnes
>>ebus@ebus.simplenet.com
>>
>
>




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