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TNNBENZ

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Dist. Threads
« on: 15 November 2021, 09:06 AM »
     Easiest way to screw spark plug wires onto distributor cap ?   ;)
   Why are there threads on a distributor cap ???   ???   :o   ???
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Re: Dist. Threads
« Reply #1 on: 16 November 2021, 01:23 PM »
They're not threads.  They're knurles.  The wires push on, and in doing so you hear/feel the little "clicks" as the wire is pushed on.  The same applies to the spark plugs.  If noting matches up, then you've bought the wrong parts. 
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Re: Dist. Threads
« Reply #2 on: 16 November 2021, 04:57 PM »
They're not threads.  They're knurles.  The wires push on, and in doing so you hear/feel the little "clicks" as the wire is pushed on.  The same applies to the spark plugs.  If noting matches up, then you've bought the wrong parts.
Thank-you Master,  I never would have guessed they were knurles !!!
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