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GM Big Block Front Drive Distributor

Part No. 8520

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  • Billet aluminum construction for strength and precise operation.
  • Standard size Ford style cap features brass terminals and a wire retainer.
  • Wide, 9mm belt for the most secure operation.
  • Provisions for belt tension adjustments.
MSD’s Pro-Billet Front Drive distributor is the solution for race engines that don’t have room for a standard distributor due to firewall clearance or intake combinations. The MSD Front Drive distributor is belt-driven from a pulley installed on the camshaft. For increased strength and durability a 9mm belt is used which is wider than any other drive assembly. The distributor head is CNC-machined from a billet of aluminum and is secured to a strong precision bracket. This system is an extremely accurate way to distribute the spark energy from your MSD Ignition! We revised the front drive with our standard Ford-style cap and rotor. This creates a downsized package for an easier fit in tight engine compartments. The Front Drive distributor is supplied with mounting bolts, cam pulley and drive belt.

NOTE: Must be used with a Jesel or Comp Cams Camshaft Belt Drive Kit and an
MSD Flying Magnet Crank Trigger.

(Will not fit raised cam big blocks such as Merlin, Donovan or Dart blocks or Gen V or Gen VI.)

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