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Post by McCauley5983 Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:52 pm

i need to get a new distributor because they dont want to sell me quality parts to fix the one ive got and plus it looks a.f.u.ed anyways. id like to get msd hei distributor but there a little to expensive. just wandering if anybody knows anything about the offbrand of msd streetfire? part # are msd 8362 and streetfire 8360 there is almost a 300 dollar price difference and i already have the msd cap, coil, and rotor button that i could easily swap to the streetfire distributor. any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Post by novaderrik Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:32 pm

i've got one of them on my Monte, and i don't have anything bad to say about it except for it being made in china.
it looked and felt like a quality part, and the mechanical advance is steady and gives a reliable 20 degrees of advance. the adjustable vacuum can is nice, too.

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Post by Limey SE Thu Apr 30, 2009 10:34 pm

if you wanna stick with a hei for your car a guy on another site i am on is sellinghis HEI for he went to mas 7al box and went racing instead so he has this one for sale no price but i bet it would inexspensive

http://maliburacing.com/forum/download/file.php?id=2353&mode=view

http://maliburacing.com/forum/download/file.php?id=2354&mode=view

http://maliburacing.com/forum/download/file.php?id=2352&mode=view

and he is in alabama but said he would ship at your cost

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Post by The Dude Thu Apr 30, 2009 10:38 pm

I don't know, the last two MSD products that I bought were junk. One was a bad MSD coil & then more recently I bought the Streetfire coil with an MSD cap & rotor. The coil & rotor were fine, but something was up with the cap. It made my truck have an odd misfire like it was loading up. I swapped back to the old cap with no more problems.

From here on out it's either Accel or Mallory for me.
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Post by Limey SE Thu Apr 30, 2009 10:48 pm

this is not the msd dist


thats what he ended up going with

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Post by Limey SE Sat May 02, 2009 9:08 pm

hey billy -ray his is the same dist i am running currently with no probs he wants 100 spot for it he wont ship but he is local ...........I could pick it up and ship to you if wanted??

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Post by badbiscayne66 Sat May 02, 2009 10:07 pm

dont see tach drive often anymore but not really a mallory fan........bad luck with them
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Post by Limey SE Sat May 02, 2009 10:19 pm

I have ran mallory dist in everything I have had with never any probs

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Post by badbiscayne66 Sat May 02, 2009 10:34 pm

MSD for me
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Post by JB2wheeler Sun May 03, 2009 1:20 am

Mallory used to be the best 50 years ago. I would not have anything except an MSD. JB
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Post by The Dude Sun May 03, 2009 1:25 am

Sorry guys, but my bad luck with their products 2 times in a row has persuaded me to never buy from them again. I like Accel, never tried Mallory but have heard nothing but good things until now. I also wouldn't mind trying out Pertronix.
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Post by IndyG3 Sun May 03, 2009 1:33 am

Pertronix is great if you don't want to spend a lot of money. One of their kits lets you keep your old distributor, and you can put it on in like 20 minutes with a screwdriver. It gets rid of your points and makes your car run much more reliably. I haven't gotten it on my car, but I'm stuck between that or a good HEI.
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Post by The Dude Sun May 03, 2009 1:40 am

I was actually talking about something like this:

http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?autofilter=1&part=PNX%2DD1001&N=700+4294908216+4294925062+4294840140+4294908177+4294881256+4294881241+4294881252+115&autoview=sku
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Post by moneypit73 Sun May 03, 2009 1:55 am

ive got a stock dist, points style. converted it over to the accel electronic ignition. accel superstock coil. has a ignition kill set at 6000rpm. i LOVE IT. the curve kit in it has heavy weights and light springs, NO advance canister hooked up. capped off a carb. all in at 2200. FULL advance. init. timing is 14 degrees adv; total is 34. 94 octane ALWAYS. not a smidge of spark knock.iv got quite a few friends that are running stock stuff witha little mod here and there. theres really no need to run a 500.00 dist if your not running 12.1 or more comp, over 550 lft cam. 10 in converter and 7000 rpms. dont make a bit of difference. save yor money.
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Post by Hydro King Sun May 03, 2009 1:57 am

Rago wrote:I was actually talking about something like this:

http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?autofilter=1&part=PNX%2DD1001&N=700+4294908216+4294925062+4294840140+4294908177+4294881256+4294881241+4294881252+115&autoview=sku


Pertronix is good stuff
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Post by badbiscayne66 Sun May 03, 2009 2:25 am

I believe you are mistaken about MSD not making a difference.........All in what you have had luck with i guess.............Had hot hei in nova drag car mild 350 ....changed to MSD increased jets 2 sizes and lowered idle.....definatly crisper and faster
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Post by ant7377 Sun May 03, 2009 5:27 am

I've got a Mallory unilite ,no vacuum adv. it works well.My 73 has the Petronix conversion, easy to do and also works well. My buddy put a street fire HEI in his Chevelle and I cant get that not to ping with more that 14 Deg. initial . It not a sick motor either maybe 9.1 flat top pistons and 93 octane and no vac adv.
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Post by ant7377 Sun May 03, 2009 5:32 am

Why not try these guys

http://www.performancedistributors.com/
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Post by Hydro King Sun May 03, 2009 4:21 pm

Nice link.
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Post by McCauley5983 Sat May 09, 2009 5:57 pm

she runs again. i bought mallory hei distributor fo 170 so far works great.
no hesitation fast off the line and when i put my foot in it it goes like all hell just need to finish putting on new cap and coil and should get my rpms back. ill let everyone know how it works but so far its really good plus made in usa on everything
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Post by Limey SE Sat May 09, 2009 6:00 pm

THATS WHY I RUN MALLORY BROTHER VERY DEPENDABLE AND MADE IN GOOD OL USA

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