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Coolant light is on almost always
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Distributor
It is not the gears that is not lining up but the bottom of the distributor is not lining up with the oil pump. You will need to remove distributor and using a socket and extension go into distributor hole...
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Does a 64 belair v6 230cl engine have a pushrod inside to activate the fuel pump? Dont see it in mine only see the cam really clos
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