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MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford

Part No. 8482 Warranty Details  

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The cap and rotor of any ignition system must be considered maintenance items. Just as you change the oil and filter of your car, you should always replace the cap and rotor as a set. To make things easy, we now offer these cap and rotor replacement kits.

Product Features:
  • Parts are molded from high quality voltage insulating materials
  • Resists carbon tracking while ensuring that the ignition spark reaches the spark plug terminals
  • Low resistance brass is used for maximum voltage transfer
  • Performance replacement part
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Cap Material:Ryonite
Cap Type:Rotary
Color:Red
Contact Terminal Material:Brass
Cylinder Quantity:8
Distributor Brand:MSD Ignition
Distributor Cap Attachment Type:Screw Down
Distributor Model Or Series:MSD/Ford V8 TFI, '85-'95
Engine Manufacturer:Ford
Hardware Included:Yes
OE Replacement:Yes
Replaces OE Number:MSD/Ford V8 TFI, '85-'95
Rotor Button Attachment Type:Lay On
Tower Type:HEI

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MSD IgnitionDistributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford
 
4.7

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (15)
  • Durable (12)
  • Improves engine efficiency (10)
  • Increases power (9)
  • Lightweight (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (14)
  • Replacement (12)
  • Performance driving (8)
  • Restoration (8)
  • Racing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (10), Casual driver (7), Mechanic (6), Truck enthusiast (6)

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4.0

Works good

By 

from Upstate New york

Verified Buyer

Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

Did need the lower plastic and if fit the original equipment

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Fit 91 ford 460

By 

from Sneads Ferry

Verified Buyer
3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

In combination with new wires and plugs, made a very distinguished difference. Engine running smoothly now

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5.0

Does What it Should

By 

from Columbus, GA

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Performance Driving
    • Replacement

    Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

    Easy to install. Took about 10 minutes taking my time. Screw-on cover is a plus, as it keeps the plugs from popping off. Noticed a definite improvement in driving and idle over the old one that I replaced. Definitely recommend.

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    4.0

    Great price

    By 

    from EAST LANSING

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer
    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Performance Driving

      Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

      Good Product

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      5.0

      Good Looks

      By 

      from Brush Valley, PA

      Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

      Went on my 95 f150 302. Went on easy. The cover was a little tight. Looks much better than stock. Run a little better a smoother.

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      (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      NIce kit, good look.

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      from Jensen Beach, FL

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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      Level 5

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Improves Engine Efficiency
      • Increases Power
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Performance Driving
        • Racing
        • Replacement
        • Restoration

        Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

        Nice cap and rotor package that fits the stock distributor. It looks good and does the job well.

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        (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good Quality Product

        By 

        from Central Pa.

        About Me 89 F150 4x4 302, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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        Level 3

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement

        Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

        this ia a good product. cap and rotor both fit great and went on easy. looks good under hood. 89 F150 302 4X4

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        (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        better quality then factory

        By 

        from bethlehem, pa

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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        Level 2

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install
        • Improves Engine Efficiency
        • Increases Power
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement
          • Restoration

          Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

          i put this MSD distributer cap on my 94' ford flare side f150 4x4 it seems to fit tighter then the factory cap it's a good buy for the price and time will tell if it holds up better then the factory cap

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          (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          "I would buy this product again"

          By 

          from Hamilton, New Jersey

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, EVERY DAY DRIVING, Mechanic

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          Verified Buyer
          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Good As Original Equipmen
          • Increases Power

          Cons

          • Too Soon To Say

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

          Easy to install

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          (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Excellent product

          By 

          from Woodbridge, VA

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

          Verified Buyer
          Level 3

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Engine Efficiency
          • Increases Power
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement
            • Restoration

            Comments about MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford:

            Excellent product. Highly recommend. Easy to install. Quick and easy local pickup of order.

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            4 Questions | 4 Answers
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            • Q:

              I have a 1994 mustang gt 5.0. Will this cap and rotor kit work on my stock distributor?
              Asked on 6/28/2016 by Ken

              1 answer

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                A:

                Yes, this MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford (Part No. 8482) will work find on your 1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L. This part replaces original equipment number MSD/Ford V8 TFI, 1985 - 1995 models.

                Answered on 6/29/2016 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              will this work on a electronic fuel injected motor
              Asked on 5/11/2016 by jimmy

              1 answer

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                A:

                Hi Jimmy, glad to assist you! To check the exact fit application for the part number 8482, please provide us with the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                Answered on 5/12/2016 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              Will I need special spark plug wires to go along with the cap?
              Asked on 1/4/2016 by Nick

              1 answer

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                A:

                Hi Nick, I'm glad to assist you. This MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford (Part No. 8482) would need the Ford Racing M12259R301 Spark Plug Wire for proper installation. As this spark plug wire is currently unavailable online, please visit your local store to purchase it.

                Answered on 1/5/2016 by Solomon from AAP
            • Q:

              Can I just use this cap with my stock coil and distributor?
              Going to my mechanic for a tune up.
              Asked on 11/2/2013 by Hank from Angola NY

              1 answer

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                A:

                Hi Hank, this MSD Ignition Distributor Cap/Rotor Kit, Ford - part# 8482 is vehicle specific. For assisting you further, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                Answered on 11/3/2013 by Vincent from AAP
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