Distributors

Buick V8 400-455 Billet Distributor

Part No. 8517

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Features

  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and billet aluminum base
  • Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
  • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the rpm range
  • Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing
  • Advance plate and weights are fine blanked from chrome moly steel and QPQ coated for friction reduction
  • Mechanical advance assembly can be locked out for crank trigger systems
  • Advance weight pins are staked and tig welded to the plate
  • Nylon pads ensure smooth operation of the advance weights
  • Supplied with an HEI style distributor cap and rotor (accepts Cap-A-Dapts)
  • Must be used with an MSD Ignition Control
  • No CARB Exemption Order Number
This distributor uses a high-output magnetic trigger to fire an MSD Ignition Control. Accurate trigger signals and spark delivery are the responsibility of the QPQ-coated steel shaft. A sealed ball bearing and long sintered bushing hold this shaft stable at any rpm. An adjustable mechanical advance mechanism is mounted on top of the
For Buick engines: 400, 430, 455
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