Does my Crown Victoria use steel gears or cast iron gears in the distributor?

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Asked by Dec 22, 2013 at 01:22 AM about the 1983 Ford Crown Victoria

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I have a 1983 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0 TBI.  Looking at replacing the distributor as well as the cap and rotor.  What I need to know (besides the vacuum deal) is if it uses steel gears or cast iron gears.  I know that it's important to know this as using the wrong one will mess with the camshaft.

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If it is stock then it is most likely it is cast. Remember like the man said" if it ain't broke, don't fix it"

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change cap and rotor I agree with tennisshoes if it aint broke don't fix it...lol

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