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do the make a smaller diameter distributor?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by reddog64, Nov 15, 2002.

  1. reddog64

    reddog64 1/2 ton status

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    I want a "not so wide" distributor...

    Does some one make one? One that isnot so big and round but small and round?

    Part number? /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
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    MSD Ignition Systems! Seperate coil & Dist.!
    Bill
     
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    There is also a guy on the net that makes small bodied(points style) distributor conversions.

    http://www.davessmallbodyheis.com/

    Give him a call, very cool dude to work with and he will set it up for your application.
     
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    I prefer MSD products but the Mallory Unilite distributor is pretty small.
     
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    I agree, I have a MSD distributor w/ the external coil and I like it.
    So, it uses a points-type cap and is a good deal smaller.
    -- Mike
     
  6. reddog64

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    I'm happy with the stock HEI but I noticed with the old sbc 400 in there (assume new 350 will be the same) that the distributor appeares to be resting on the firewall or extremely close... ??? /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
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    I use a Mallory magnetic breakerless dist. I would not use the Uni-light in offroad vehicles. The module is to sensitive to dirt and moisture. The unit I use is basiclly a HEI. I had a HEI GM dist. in my '72 and if I flexed hard the firewall would break the ign. cap! Thats why I use the Mallory now. MSD also makes a "small" dia. HEI unit, however they are abit more expencive than the Mallory. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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