What is the relationship between the distributor shaft and the oil pump on a 235 chevy engine? I have removed my distributor a couple times to check it out and now I have no oil pressure (oil pressure light on). A mechanic told me that I may have knocked a small rod out of the oil pump (or...
after loss of oil pressure in my mid 70's 350 gen 1 I removed pan and pump, all parts look good but the (attached photo) pieces were found in the oil pan
getting ready to replace everything today (pump,shaft,pickup)
any ideas on what they are