Is the distributor an hitachi
The original one might be, but any local auto parts store will have an OE replacement one for your application. Most you will find are remanufactured ones with a warranty. Cardone is one brand. I looked at the prices and you'll pay approx. $200 depending on where you live.
possibility that the fuse for the tachometer is blown, where do I find the fuse to see if this is problem. Tach works at times, when it works the car starts immediately, when it doesn't car has difficulty.
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