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George Emmanuel
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Distributor cap

Post by George Emmanuel » Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:13 am

Anyone have the NAPA (Echlin) part number for the KLC distributor cap and condenser? We haven't been able to match it up yet w/out having to order in samples.

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Re: Distributor cap

Post by Captain Nemo » Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:09 pm

If you have the number off the distributer, I'm sure someone here has a cross reference book.
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Re: Distributor cap

Post by George Emmanuel » Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:26 pm

It's the standard IAY-4009.

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Re: Distributor cap

Post by Captain Nemo » Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:25 pm

I have to get down to the boat tomorrow. I have some spares, some might be NAPA. My K’s have the same distributors. I’ll get some numbers if someone here doesn’t beat me to it.
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Re: Distributor cap

Post by tph » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:28 am

Napa cap is no. AL105, Rotor AL104, points CS725A. Condenser is My100 Standard brand i believe.
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Re: Distributor cap

Post by George Emmanuel » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:27 am

Thanks!! We were able to find the points through a visual in their book but the caps are really hard to differentiate.

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Re: Distributor cap

Post by tkhersom » Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:28 am

Keep in mind that there has been a "rash" of bad condensers over the last several years. They work out of the box, but not for the whole season. :(

I know some don't like but I have changed all mine to Pertronix ignition without any problems at all. :D
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Re: Distributor cap

Post by George Emmanuel » Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:05 am

Those of us who collect and restore antique outboards are well aware of the condenser issues. There is a tremendous amount of junk out there and some of it carries old, reputable names. We are seeing imports that are out of specs and yet are being sold as direct replacements by dealers. The reason for the post regarding the cap is to try and find out what is making my engine run rough. Compression is perfect and consistent throughout all 6 cyls, carb is clean and float set, plugs replaced. Me thinks there may be cross fire or issues with the new wires.

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Re: Distributor cap

Post by drrot » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:14 am

Start it in the dark and look for sparks.
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Re: Distributor cap

Post by Bilge Rat » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:33 am

"Start it in the dark and look for sparks."

Or if you're brave (well maybe foolish), start it up and run your hand along the ignition wires, coil and distributor with your other hand touching the engine block. If there's a high voltage leak, you will know it very well.
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