Is there a gasket for the distributor shaft?

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Hey, I believe my rig is leaking a bit of oil where the distributor goes into the block. It's just metal on metal. Is there no gasket for this part?

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Should be an o-ring on the shaft. Are you sure that it's not coming from the tin pushrod gallery cover (commonly called the "side cover") behind the distributor?
 

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1970 not sure how much yours differs...make sure it seats all the way down or your oil wont pump....
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If it’s not pumping oil it’ll cost you dearly… likely the engine.
 
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Should be an o-ring on the shaft. Are you sure that it's not coming from the tin pushrod gallery cover (commonly called the "side cover") behind the distributor?
Pretty sure. I torqued it to spec and sealed it really well when I installed it. But it's probably worth some further investigation.
 

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