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Well this dizzy work with a MSD Ignition box?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by adamforsythe, Dec 30, 2006.

  1. adamforsythe

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    Why wouldn't it? Call up the MSD people and ask. :)
     
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    What MSD box? Anyway the answer would be yes. It will not be a direct plug in like some of the MSD distributer, but will work just like the stock distributer.
     
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    I'm running an MSD 8365 GM Pro-Billet H.E.I. unit in my 383 stroker. I spoke to Mr. Janke, the builder, about using an MSD Ignition Box, #6, Off-Road version. His response to me is that it really wouldn't give any more HP or advantage. It's not needed.

    I'm not really up on what the system does, and I didn't get into it, but I have to think that a man of this reputation who has built every type of motor from Pro Street/Racing Circuits to DD, knows a little somethin'.

    I wonder what???

    Manny
     
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    Not much more power, but does give you a hotter spark and the option of a rev limiter. I use the 6t box mainly for the soft touch rev limiter. I have bumped the limiter many many times in the mud, that alone makes it worth the money to me.
     
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    MSD stands for Multiple Spark Discharge. You can hook any distributor to an MSD box. It doesn't really do anything noticeable for you but it does help.
     
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    Really depends on the box. Differant boxes support differant systems. But for a stock type ignition, yes the 6 series boxes will work on almost all systems.
     
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    It's this box: http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?part=MSD-8500&FROM=MG
    Brand: MSD Ignition
    Product Line: MSD Super HEI Kits
    Circuitry: Analog
    Rev Limiter: Yes
    Ignition Box Output: Capacitive discharge
    CD Voltage Output to Coil: 460-480 V
    Minimum Operating Voltage: 12 V
    Maximum Operating Voltage: 18 V
    Current Draw: 5 amps at 5,000 rpm
    Spark Output (millijoules): 105-115 Millijoules
    Length (in): 8.000 in.
    Height (in): 2.250 in.
    Width (in): 4.000 in.
    Ignition Box Color: Red
    Coil Included: Yes
    Coil Style: Canister
    Coil Internal Construction: Oil-filled
    Maximum Voltage: 45,000 V
    Mounting Bracket Included: Yes
    Coil Wire Included: Yes
    Coil Shape: Round
    Coil Color: Red
    CARB EO Number: D-40-26
    Quantity: Sold as a kit.
     
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    That will work fine with that ignition as long as your not running a race only coil.
     
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    what is a race only coil? I'm just running the basic "stock "coil
     
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    That will be fine. Just make it worth your while and get the 6al. This is an example of a race only coil, will also give you a little infor on what the differant boxes are and what they do differant from one another.

    http://www.msdignition.com/coil_blaster_8_8201.htm
     
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    Does the 6al have a Rev Limiter? I want a Rev Limiter.
    Later
     
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    Yep. The 6a does not the 6aL L stands for limiter. You put differant chips in it to set the limiter rpm.
     
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    sweet I will take a look see.
    Thganks
    ADam
     
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    just get the pro billit distributer so you don't need that hei coil adapter. the box plugs strait into the pro billit and you use the blaster 2 coil like normal.
     

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