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TBI distributer

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by clarkjw24, Oct 25, 2005.

  1. clarkjw24

    clarkjw24 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    What are my options for an aftermarket distributer for a tbi setup. Can I get something like the mallory ultra lights and msd boxes?
     
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    Far as I know, you can.
     
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    MSD make a direct replacement. Ive got one and it works great.
     
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    A search on summitracing.com for a 91 pickup with a v8 gave me a search for five different distributors ranging from 145-300 dollars.
     
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    Is your current one broken? There is no magic in a TBI distributor. It just spins. No mechancial or vacuum advance, so I don't see any advantage in spending dollars on a "high performance" one. :confused:
     
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    Second that.
     
  8. clarkjw24

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    Thats part of what I was wondering. I've just about rebuilt the factory one now. Didn't know if there was some better spark and control for tbi. Thanks guys.
     
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    I doubt you'd gain any HP from the distributer alone. Maybe the coil but it would be a very small gain, hardly even noticeable on the dyno.

    I'd suggest doing a cam or even better, slapping on some cheap Vortec heads.
     

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