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    MSD Ignition Distributor, Flathead Ford, Ready to Run, '49-'53

    Part #8573
    $489.99
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    • Product Details

      Part No.8573

      Warranty Details (90 DAY REPLACEMENT IF DEFECTIVE)

      Early flathead racers and cruisers alike will be excited to see these front mount flathead distributors! These distributors are built around a CNC-machined billet aluminum housing for precise tolerances. The distributor is topped off with our own crab cap with spark plug style terminals for improved wire connections. Just under the cap and Rynite race rotor is MSD's adjustable mechanical advance. This assembly features chromoly construction with Tig-welded weight pins to secure the precision fine blanked weights. MSD supplies different advance springs and stop bushings so you can dial-in an advance curve to meet your flathead's specs. Just under the advance is MSD's race-proven magnetic pick-up. This pickup, combined with a reluctor, produces accurate trigger signals that are responsible for firing the MSD Ignition control. Bring your flathead up to date with MSD Performance.

      Product Features:

      • Housing machined out of CNC billet aluminum
      • 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)
      • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the RPM range
      • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and billet aluminum base
      • Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing

    • Specifications

      • Advance Type:Mechanical/ Vacuum
        Breaker Point:No
        Camshaft Gear Type:Factory Cam
        Cap Attachment:Spring Clips
        Cap Clamps Included:Yes
        Cap Mount Outside Diameter:5.125 in
        Distributor Cap Included:Yes
        Distributor Gear Material:No Gear Used
        Electronic:Yes
        GM HEI Type:No
        Length in Engine:4.005/4.001 in
        Module Included:Yes
        Optical:No
        Performance Rated:Yes
        Point Type:High Output Magnetic Pickup
        Rotor Button Included:Yes
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