Jimm 5/30/2011The distributor is part of the ignition system. It's function is to take the ignition coil electric impulse and distribute the high voltage impulse to the individual cylinder via the spark plug and in the propoer firing order. The carburetor is part of the fuel / intake system. It's function is to mix gasoline with the incoming air under all starting and running conditions of the engine. Two different components.
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