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Hi, You will probably find that the rotor is 45 degrees out! (Compare the key (bit that pokes in the end of the cam) and rotor positions on your new ad old!) i recently had to replace my magnetic hall sensor divi coz it broke and after a day of trawling junk yards having being told by a Mazda dealer that i needed to replace the whole thing at 300 notes (apparently they don't just sell the hall unit!) i finally had a very nice man tell me that the optical divi on a Kia pride would probably fit! after 6 hours of fiddling and scheming the answers we come up with were as follows! 1 the divi rotor is a 1/4 turn out and the compensating for timing dose not allow for that much difference hence your situation of runs but poorly on max tilt 2. You cant just swap the shafts in the divi's over as the optical one is slightly slimmer to allow for a balancing shim for the optical wheel and finely 3 the only way to get the timing you want is to cut the end of the lug and do a bit of grinding to allow you to turn the divi where you really want it(you may have to create some sort of bracket for one of the lugs as the timing was beyond even the new cut lugs!). we did try moving the leads by 90o to see if we could catch the fire on the other edge of the adjuster but no luck - give it a go though! hope this helps oh and if you dint know the timing should be 6 - 8o

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Q: When you changed your distributor and put it back its not giving you enough room to advance it its starting but sounding rough and the moment you take off throttle it cuts off you have set timing tdc?
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