1. rambo64

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    I have a 1978 datsun 200b distributor which I am service it and I have remove breaker plate and found the control spring to the centrifugal weights there is only one spring should there be two springs and I check my other 200b distributor and the same thing only has one spring can any one help on the datsun 200b distributor
     
  2. Photon440

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    Your datsun 200b isn't quite the 'b' body that we deal with here. :) If your advance rates are ok, you can probably just live with one spring although it's pretty likely that two were in there originally. If it's a Mitsubishi distributor like some other Nissan 4 cylinder engines used, getting springs should be no problem. Otherwise, use what you can. Some people put Chevy springs in those distributors to tune the advance rate.
     
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    • MoparMur

      MoparMur Well-Known Member

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      Good answer Photon. You coulda laughed the guy right off this site, but you didn't. Always good to help someone if you can.
       
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        A company called "OnlineAutoParts" has it's head office in Brisbane - maybe it is in Australia....or maybe it's another scummy Indonesian posing as an Australian.

        Link to an auction for a set of points for that engine is below...they may also have other distributor parts...

        https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/ca...tm?rsqid=7602a3a6415b4fb8a34fe0624ceda790-003
         
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