Anyone have a NUMBER for NAPA conventional distrib for M37?

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Anyone have a NUMBER for NAPA conventional distrib for M37?

Post by DaninNM » Tue May 08, 2018 3:41 pm

I'd like to convert my M37 to a regular ole distributor w th conventional wires - anyone have a cross-over number that will work?
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Post by USAFpj » Tue May 08, 2018 3:51 pm

Dan- try this:

https://www.dodgepowerwagon.com/glovebox/vaughn.txt

http://www.t137.com/ClintDixon/Page.htm

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Post by kelley » Tue May 08, 2018 4:10 pm

I've read on the M37 forum that in order to change to a civilian distributor you also have to change the oil pump.
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Re: Anyone have a NUMBER for NAPA conventional distrib for M37?

Post by Ben Dover » Tue May 08, 2018 4:42 pm

Kelly is correct, the M-37 and all G-741 24 Volt trucks have an Oil Pump with off set slot. There are some who drive a Civilian or WWII Distributor with a hammer and block of wood but it is hell on the shaft as it bends it and it will wear out the bearing. Install a Civilian Oil Pump and you can then install a WWII or Civilian Distributor..
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