Distributor, Chevy V8, Small Cap/Base
Hover over the image to zoom in
Share this:

MSD Ignition Distributor, Chevy V8, Small Cap/Base

Part No. 8570 Warranty Details  

Fit of this part varies by vehicle & equipment specs Type of Fit

This distributor was designed for racers and street rodder that have space limitations due to firewall interference, blowers or oversized intake manifolds such as tunnel rams. The distributor is 3/8 In. narrower and almost 1 In. shorter than a standard distributor. Proven performance features include a high output magnetic pick-up and precision machined reluctor for accurate ignition triggering. A fully adjustable mechanical advance allows you to tailor the advance curve to your specific application. Topping it all off is our own small diameter cap. This is molded out of durable Rynite® material and comes with an optional wire retainer.

Product Features:
  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing is 3/8 In. smaller in diameter and 7/8 In. shorter than conventional Chevy V-8 distributors with the points type cap
  • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the RPM range
  • Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
  • Adjustable slip collar mounting flange for engines with modified deck heights
  • Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing and extra long sintered bushing
  • Advance plate and weights are fine blanked from chrome chromoly steel and QPQ coated for friction reduction
  • Advance weight pins are staked and tig welded to the plate
  • Nylon pads ensure smooth operation of the advance weights
Back To Top
Advance Type:Mechanical
Breaker Point:No
Camshaft Gear Type:Factory Cam
Cap Attachment:Bolt Down
Cap Clamps Included:Yes
Cap Mount Outside Diameter:4.75 in
Distributor Cap Included:Yes
Distributor Gear Material:Iron
Gear Material:Iron
GM HEI Type:No
Length in Engine:7.75 in
Module Included:No
Overall Length:5.625 to 6.375 in
Point Type:High Output Magnetic Pickup
Rotor Button Included:Yes
Check out the specials in our monthly flyer.
Disclaimer We strive to keep all information accurate and up-to-date; however, product availability, pricing, promotions and store hours are subject to change without notice. Please contact Customer Care if you have any questions or corrections.