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79-83 Matchbox Distributor Breaker Plate Repair Kit

79-83 280zx distributor breaker plate repair kit. 22136-H9501   22158-S6700

Greeting everyone. I rebuilt my distributor from my 1981 280zx. When I took it I took it apart guess what I found, yep the plastic bearing holder had broken and the bearing were in the bottom of the distributor. I sourced a good distributor and removed the plastic bearing holder and sent it to an engineering firm that specializes is plastic molding/printing and had them redesign/reinforce the weak spots in the bearing holder and I have had a small batch of them produced. I have sourced proper size replacement bearings and I have even found a small stash of pickup coil magnets 22158-S6700 ! These also have a tendency to break and fall apart too. The vacuum advance is not a start/no-start kind of part, but does make your engine run much better at partial throttle and better acceleration at part throttle.
The breaker plate comes apart pretty easy, but pay attention and take pictures. You can"t install the distributor in the engine (180° off) but you can re-assemble the distributor incorrect and the rotor will be 180° off. If you need info or advice, you can email me.
The breaker plate 22136-H9501 is no longer in production so your options are repair the breaker plate (25.00) or replace the distributor ($200.00 or more!).
$25.00 for the bearing retainer and 3 new bearings. The price includes shipping to the lower 48. 

Here is a video of a youtuber using my breaker plate to repair his distributor


My contact information

Craig Haug


seven-zero-one 471-fifteen, thirtyfour



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