Q: Q: Distributor

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Hi, I'm in the process of installing a new distributor in my car, and I've followed the instructions of installing a new distributor to the best of my knowledge, up until I install the new distributor. I have the rotor lined up correctly, but the distributor won't fit in all the way and I'm unable to budge it to go in fully. I can't tell whether I did something incorrectly, or if there's an issue with my car.

Any advice would be appreciated.

My car has 70000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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