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Distributor Lock down bolt

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I have a 1955 Victoria and the timing was off, after about 3 hours I was able to loosen the lock down bolt, I am having trouble trying to tighten the bolt. Is there a special wrench or technique to get to this bolt???? I don't know why they put the bolt in backside of the distributer. Thanks Jerry
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https://www.sears.com/search=distributor%20wrench 
 
these may give you some ideas.
I just got an old suitable socket and welded it onto some strap metal bent to shape. Doesn't look pretty but it works
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OK thanks that is good. Jerry
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Got this one from my son. VM-104. The one from my dad was like a “U” but squared off corners. I also have one somewhere that splits in the middle and can be clocked.

56 Vic, B'Ville 200 MPH Club Member, So Cal.
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I use an universal socket the correct size or just a regular socket on an extension if I can get the right angle


54 Victoria 312;  48 Ford Conv 302, 56 Bird 312
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Midland Park, NJ



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