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mnde
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Post by mnde »

Does anyone know the difference between an SAE and a DIN distributor? Is Bosch one and Ducellier the other?

Just the Halfrauds guide to HT lead applications lists two for the Cit BX16, but just says SAE and DIN.

Reason I ask is that my new Meteor has a Bosch dizzy (red cap, hex bolt/screw fixing), whereas my other one has a Ducellier (black cap, philips screw fixing).

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Post by ken newbold »

I have a spare one in the garage, it had a new cap on just before it came off the car, not sure which it is, but I think it's a red cap.
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I can't remember for sure, isn't it whether the lead caps are male or female fitting?
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