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Old 10-13-2007, 07:51 AM   #1
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My EJ1 is a LS swap in it. When i got the car the guy said the 'o' ring on the distributor shaft was shot so it leaks a little bit of oil. It doesnt leak much - maybe a quart every few months or so. Has anyone ever heard of this or do you think it would be the distributor cap gasket?
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Old 10-13-2007, 09:34 AM   #2
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#7 in the diagram. Part Number : 30110-PA1-732

Should only cost about a buck or two. Very simple to install.
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Old 10-13-2007, 09:42 AM   #3
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plus:when you install it dont use a screwdriver, it will go on with your hands

put some oil on the o-ring so it dont get damaged at install.
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i had the same problem
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were did u buy the o ring
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Old 04-22-2008, 01:56 PM   #6
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I had one come in my full gasket kit. Easy to install once lubed and you can find them at the dealership of course.
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Use a flat blade screwdriver and index the distributor to the engine by making a scratch mark straight across the top so you know how to index the distributor. Remove 3 bolts, remove the plug wires and keep track of what goes where, and wiggle it off. Remove the old o-ring, install the new one, use some grease or oil to lubricate the o-ring. Make sure the tangs on the distributor match the camshaft. Install it and index it. Tighten the 3 bolts, install the plug wires, and you are good to go
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Old 04-22-2008, 07:52 PM   #8
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You local honda dealership should have them, the one nearest me said they always try to have a few laying around, its only a few bucks.
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