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Seeking help please. V12 Distributor set up in the UK


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Hello,

I am trying to help a friend get his 1937 LZ V12 running.  We need to have the distributor set up properly . Is there anyone in the UK who has the special tool to set this distributor up please ? Alternatively, is there a reliable way to set the distributor up without the special tool ? Many thanks for any help that can be offered.  Brian.

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The distributor can be set up with a timing fixture, but the best method is a distributor machine. I have the instructions for the Sun machine. The Zephyr distributor uses the same adapter as the Ford 32-41 distributor.

 

To find someone that can help you in the UK, go to the Early Ford V-8 Club website and click on REGIONAL GROUPS. Scroll down to the information for the UK group and contact them. Lincolns are welcome in the Club.

 

https://www.earlyfordv8.org/index.cfm

 

To just get it running you can use a dwell meter by setting each set of points to .014-.016" and check the dwell for 36degrees of dwell. The timing screw should be set at the center position.

 

 

 

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