Distributor, Ford 289/302, R-To-R, with Steel Gear
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MSD Ignition Distributor, Ford 289/302, R-To-R, with Steel Gear

Part No. 83521 Warranty Details  

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MSD’s Ready-to-Run Ford distributors are the perfect upgrade for bulky Duraspark systems or ancient breaker point models. All you need to do is drop it in the engine, connect three wires and fire the engine. Each distributor features an ignition module that produces a powerful inductive spark to improve combustion of the fuel mixture resulting in quick starts, smooth idle and increased performance. The billet aluminum housings of these distributors are 5/8 In. smaller in diameter to accommodate induction setups and tight engine compartments. A maintenance-free magnetic pick-up is responsible for triggering the high voltage sparks while a sealed ball bearing guides an oversized shaft. Beneath the bolt down cap and MSD race rotor you’ll find MSD’s accurate mechanical advance assembly. Different advance springs and stop bushings are supplied so you can easily tune a curve to match your needs. Plus, there is a vacuum advance canister to increase economy on long drives.

Product Features:
  • Simple and clean installation with only three wires to connect
  • Powerful built-in module produces a 7.5 amp single spark through high RPM
  • Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
  • Vacuum advance canister for improved economy (can be locked out)
  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and billet aluminum base
  • Housing is 5/8 In. smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributors
  • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the RPM range
  • Please note this unit comes with a steel gear
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    will this fit my 1995 5.0 motor that I will install in my 1968 non computer car?
    Asked on 11/24/2012 by DAD from Va

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      For further assistance regarding the MSD Ignition Distributor, Ford 289/302, R-To-R, with Steel Gear (Part No. 83521), please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle. For more information, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

      Answered on 11/25/2012 by Steve from AAP
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