distributor cap

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Noun1.distributor cap - the cap of the distributor that holds in place the wires from the distributor to the spark plugs
cap - something serving as a cover or protection
electrical distributor, distributer, distributor - electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
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Twin distributor cap for Bosch dual ignition, made in the original material, Bakelite (Part no.
This car has an old-fashioned distributor cap and rotor.
His distributor cap went which meant he could only go at 30 miles an hour," she said.
This is rounded out to make room for the distributor cap.
Paul Rudy, another commissioner, poked around and realized somebody had reconfigured the wires in our distributor cap.
Upon inspection, brass-colored metal shavings were observed under the distributor cap and near the gear.
6 ratio rockers in full operation and continuing on with that, there's also a clear distributor cap so you can compare the timing of the spark with the camshaft, if you're that good.