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Old 10-09-2012, 02:26 PM
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Default Timing control options with locked dist.

A customer has acquired a Street Only car that has an MSD 7AL3 and 8550 distributor .

The distributor has no advance and does not appear to have any way to have advance.

Running around with locked timing , to me makes zero sense on a street driven car.

Is there a suitable add on electronic control so he can have an actual curve , or do we need to ash can the 8550 for something like a 8394 or 8361

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Old 10-10-2012, 08:13 AM
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85551...
http://www.msdignition.com/product.a...79&terms=85551
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:38 AM
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and 8361 , if I want vacuum ?
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Old 10-10-2012, 12:05 PM
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whats the engine combo?
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:32 PM
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358 SB

258-260 @.050 on 110

Single plane

830 Holley

Unknown actual comp ratio

5 Speed

Trying to make a "race deal" streetable for a customer.
Just thought any added cruise timing would help the already abysmal mileage
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:48 AM
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well, not knowing the compress...makes me not want to run vacuum advance.
so we really need to know this , before cranking in timing.
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