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Old 07-26-2013, 08:44 PM
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I don't know what the differences are, however the ebay units match my LH STD rotation distributor tag exactly except for the date code. E5JL-12100-CA # 7020S If your needing springs this may be the way to go as I suspect those are the same for RH and LH rotation units. Perhaps I'll pick one up and compare it to my original.
Hard to make out but it's the same.
Springs? I'm going to swap distributors entirely! I figured if the springs are worn, there are probably other worn parts as well (bushing?). It's a brand new LH dist for $65, it can't hurt. Will update in a new thread when it arrives (sorry to threadjack, OP!).
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:54 PM
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Springs? I'm going to swap distributors entirely! I figured if the springs are worn, there are probably other worn parts as well (bushing?). It's a brand new LH dist for $65, it can't hurt. Will update in a new thread when it arrives (sorry to threadjack, OP!).
I thought you said it's a reverse rotation distributor. If they are for our LH rotation motors, it will help out a bunch of sick dizzy's.
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Old 07-26-2013, 10:21 PM
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I thought you said it's a reverse rotation distributor. If they are for our LH rotation motors, it will help out a bunch of sick dizzy's.
Well, the seller references "reverse rotation" in the ad but it seems like he's referencing the motor rotation. As you mentioned, this is the exact same part number as you have in your boat... which is STD LH. Since it matches your part number, I have to assume it's the same and correct for this application.

For $65 shipped, it's hard to beat!
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Old 07-29-2013, 10:24 PM
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For anyone still following along at home, the price on the $65 dizzy seems to have gone up to $165.00. I wonder if he had them mis-priced?

Anyway, mine arrived in good condition. It looks "newish". There are certainly a fair number of dings/scuffs/dents on the body but it doesn't appear to be used. A glance inside the internals makes it look pretty fresh.

At $65 it was a steal, but at $165 I think I'd just buy a new electronic unit. Especially if you need to buy an electronic conversion unit & new cap to go with it. For me, this should be a great solution though.

I paid $65 for this four days ago:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/280937495742...84.m1423.l2649
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:28 AM
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After spending a few bucks on PB blaster and WD40 I was able to clean up the distributor and get the timing to advance but I'm still having the problem of limited engine speed. Kinda stuck right now and out of ideas.
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Old 07-30-2013, 08:59 AM
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How many degrees of total advance are you getting? That is, what is your timing at idle and what is your timing at 3500 RPM?
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:03 PM
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Assuming the tachometer is somewhat accurate, I'm getting about 30 degrees at about 2500 rpm. I can't get the engine speed any higher than that.
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:24 PM
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That sounds in the ballpark for advance. You may have a fuel delivery issue. Assuming choke is open all the way and you are running with the flame arrestor off. Have you checked for a vacuum leak at the base of the carb. A big leak can throw things off.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:28 PM
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After running out of time and patience, I took my boat to a repair shop. There were a few things that had to be fixed, but the biggest culprit was the ignition coil was not getting the correct voltage. The voltage regulator in the alternator was no good. After replacing the alternator and making a few adjustments to the carb, the boat runs like a champ.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:31 PM
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Not enough voltage to the coil will do it. Gotta have a good spark.
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