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Offline 10w30dna

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Ford distributor restoration services
« on: February 02, 2010, 07:20:53 PM »
I offer a complete restoration service for Ford ( only) distributors built from '58 thru '78. Most of my service is performed for those that want factory new appearance. I do not sandblast the housings as that ruins the original finish. I offer a restoration service for the Autolite vacuum advance units also. Both the Autolite dual vacuum and single diaphragm types serviced. I stock over 200 distributors and TRY to keep some of the most sought after ones here. I try to offer reasonable rates and only the highest quality available. Please feel free to ask any questions about my service. Thanks, Tim O'Connor   To visit my website click on the small globe shown to the left!
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44 years as Ford dealer technician,retired.Now offer distributor restoration service. Favorite toys:'69 Mach I 428 SCJ 4 speed,'69 Mach I 428 SCJ C-6. Current resto project: '68 Shelby GT 350 conv w/Paxton Supercharger  check my NEW site  www.428cobrajetcars.com

Offline bryancobb

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2010, 06:24:00 PM »
Hi Tim,

I am Bryan Cobb, from Cartersville, GA.

bryan@llind.com

Shortly after the first of the year, I'm going to send you the OE distributor from my 66 C-Code convertible.

I have     |   C5AF  1212   N              |
             |                         FoMoCo  |
             |            6BB                     |

ENGINEERING NUMBER   C5OF-12131-A

I would like for you to work ALL your MAGIC on it, and make it LOOK and FUNCTION like BRAND NEW, including the period-correct vacuum advance canister on the front.  I THINK it's suppose to be a FoMoCo vacuum unit.
It will be a concourse driven class car.

I need your address and preferred method of payment.  Do you take PayPal?

How much damage $$$$$$ can I expect.  The distributor was working fine up until I removed it a ouple of months ago.  It has never been sandblasted but I cleaned it up with a green schotchbrite pad. 

The engine has never been rebuilt and has 85k miles on it.  I bought the car in 1979, from the original owner with 60k on it.
66 Metuch Conv
Nightmist, Std Blu Int
6T08C223904    76A       K         22       15c     21      6        6
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   C/O  785                                   (rotation #)
   16    C14   6T08C223904        (weld bay 16, bucked MAR 14)

Offline mmsnyr8120

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2010, 10:26:49 PM »
Tim did mine for my 65 convert.  Charles referred me to him and I am very, very satisfied.

Offline caspian65

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2010, 10:41:23 AM »
Tim does really nice work!
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Offline Sunlitgold68

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2010, 11:59:33 PM »
He also did my distributor.
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Offline 68 S Code

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2011, 08:49:43 PM »
Also did mine. Great service, price and turn around. Hard to find someone who keeps his word like Tim did for me.

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2012, 12:01:52 AM »
Tim rebuilt my 1969 428 4spd distributor, recurved the dist. and installed the correct vacuum advance.  Looks and operates perfectly.  Two thumbs up!!
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Offline 70Twister

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2013, 07:19:37 PM »
Just got mine from Tim and it looks great! Good guy to deal with! :)
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Offline Ashley

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2014, 10:53:12 PM »
  How to contact Tim O' Connor for distributor restoration services.  Is he still doing distributor work?

Offline midlife

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2014, 10:58:17 PM »
Yup, he did mine earlier this year.  It looked brand new and I didn't have to adjust a thing on it (well, except timing!). 
His e-mail is Tim O'Connor <tnpoc at netnitco.net>

Offline carlite65

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #10 on: September 29, 2014, 10:01:22 AM »
his website says he is closed until january 2015.
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Offline markb0729

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #11 on: September 29, 2014, 10:59:44 PM »
I sure could use Tim's services.  What's his web address?  The link for the website above is no longer working.
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Offline markb0729

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2014, 11:18:06 PM »
Never mind, found it...  http://www.428cobrajetcars.com/home.  I sure hope he's not going out of business.
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Offline J_Speegle

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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #13 on: September 30, 2014, 01:23:23 AM »
I hope he is well, in good health and just needs some time off. 
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Re: Ford distributor restoration services
« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2014, 02:57:24 PM »
Good news!  Tim is alive and kick'n.  I had an email exchange with him.  He's said he was trying to get caught up in the shop.  He is still filling parts orders from his website.
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