[DML] distributor lubrication: fuel and ignition
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[DML] distributor lubrication: fuel and ignition

this weekend's project is putting the engine topside back together on
3441 (well at least attempting to)

in the process of re-assembling most of the sub-assemblies, the
question of lubricating the ignition and fuel distributors have come

the fuel distributor plunger seems to be lubricated with oil, and
possibly the roller on the counterweight arm

I seem to recall that ignition advance weights are lubricated with
grease, there is some evidence of 25-year old grease having been flung
off inside the (lower) advance-weight portion of the distributor

also, there is a foam pad inside the shaft below the ignition rotor
that is dry as a bone that seems like it is supposed to be oiled to
provide lubrication to the inner/outer distributor shafts

advice on any or all of the above please? 

as an interesting aside, there is only 1 advance weight return spring
- spring stiffness and qty is one of the various spark advance
variables/adjustments, just curious if one spring is typical on the

thanks, Cliff

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