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Pick-up coil being destroyed

My 302 was out of an 80 thunderbird. For the first six years after the motor swap the car worked great. I rebuilt the before I put it in my 1985 mustang lx in 1999 in Automotive repair in collage. then it started going through the pick up coils in the single vacuum advanced, cast gear distributors... I replaced the cap, rotor button, plugs, wires, Primary coil, and spark ignition box... I had it going again but only intermittantly... sometimes three days, sometimes a week... only to find the pick up coil gone again... could you help me?. Thanks, Jason

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Make sure to wigle the distribuitor shaft in diferent directions and if you find any play loose replace worn out distribuitor assy
i will apreciate your feedback

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