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Old 08-01-2005, 05:37 PM
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292 distributor has a little door on it what doed that do?
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never heard of a ford 292 dist. with a door??
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Don't recall about the Ford, but the GM (oops) distributor had a door on the side that allowed you to adjust point gap with an allen wrench while running. (Back when cars had points!).
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Could this be a distributor for a 292 chevy six?

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oiling?-4speed
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Yup it is the oiling door....
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Sure it isnt for a tach or governor? Bigger trucks had them both available.
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sounds like the oil cup door, small, round, spring loaded? lots of early distributors had them, for the upper bushings
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