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Distributor Gear Shim Kit

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Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Kit
Inside Diameter:
.50
Outside Diameter:
.86
Notes
Includes (4) shims: (1) .010", (2) .020" and (1) .052".
Distributor Gear Shim Kit

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Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This item is sold as a kit.

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What's in the Box

These shims are used to take up the slop between the distributor gear and the distributor housing. Allows you to set the endplay of your distributor shaft. Designed to work with distributors having a shaft diameter of 1/2". The gear must be removed to install these shims.

Includes two .010", two .020" and one .053" shim.

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
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ixlan
Verified Purchaser
Central, UT 84722, USA
Product Rating

Does the job

March 10, 2015
Needed shims to correct the excessive play in my distributor. The package had enough shims of various thicknesses to properly shim to the correct specifications.
Pros:
  • easy to use. plenty of shims.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Denny
Saginaw, michigan
Product Rating

does whats needed

February 22, 2010
good [...] price, functional
Pros:
  • Good price
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Brian
Verified Purchaser
Kansas City, Mo
Product Rating

Works Great

October 28, 2011
Used to remove freeplay from distributor gear
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

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distributor shim kits to suit stock chev shaft -490" if u stock them please add to cart 10 pkts

buzz1d
October 27, 2013

distributor shim kits to suit stock chev shaft -490" if u stock them please add to cart 10 pkts

Answers

October 28, 2013
EricM
Yes these shims are designed for a .491" shaft size Chevy distributor. Sorry I cannot add this item to your cart for you. Simply add the quantity that you require and continue with the checkout process.
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