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MSD Performance setup?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Oct 15, 2003.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Alright Summit sells an MSD upgrade kit. It comes with a 6A ignition box, blaster 2 coil, and the dust cover adaptor for external coil. I don't know what else may be in it, I'm too messsed up right now to go looking. Summit wanted $200 for it. I want to put a new coil in and a 6A ignition box on the K5's motor. Is this a worthwhile mod? I'm lookinh fot better starts and idle, high Rs will be nice but not the point of the setup for me. As well I am gonna run vaccum advance kit. Adjust it for torque, full timing lot sooner. Sorry if none of this makes sense I'm a little umm yes away form myself right now.
     
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    I have just the 6AL box and bought it for the rev limiter only. I don't know about performance but I think my truck idles better than without it too. I do know you can flood the crap out of it and it'll still start. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    So far I'm really happy with my MSD setup.
     
  3. yellowK20

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    I like MSD ignition I have 2 trucks that run full Msd ignitions I'd go with that kit and then later on upgrade to the Msd Distributor also /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    yeah I'm gonna go with this kit and later on add a rev controler and their distributor.
     
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    Get the 6AL now if you want a rev limit. They offer the kit with a 6AL box if you want.
     
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    Ditto Go with a 6AL box now It'll be cheaper in the longrun
     
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    mudjunkie 82 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    you will be happy with this set up. MSD makes great products.I have a MSD promag on my rig..........
     
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    MSD's Blaster SS is a better coil. Throws a better spark then the Blaster 2. It is about the same price too. It is what I run in my truck.
     

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