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Mallory Ignition 5072101 32-41 Flathead 3 Bolt Electronic Distributor

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Trigger Style:
Magnetic Pickup
Advance Type:
Mechanical
Cap Terminal Style:
Socket / Female
Gear Material:
Steel
Rotor Rotation:
Clockwise
MFG. Part #:
5072101
Mechanical Tach Drive:
No
Slip Collar:
No
Ignition Box Required:
Yes
Garage Sale:
No
Mallory Ignition 5072101 32-41 Flathead 3 Bolt Electronic Distributor
Mallory Ignition 5072101 32-41 Flathead 3 Bolt Electronic Distributor
Mallory Ignition 5072101 32-41 Flathead 3 Bolt Electronic Distributor
Mallory Ignition 5072101 32-41 Flathead 3 Bolt Electronic Distributor
Mallory Ignition 5072101 32-41 Flathead 3 Bolt Electronic Distributor
Mallory Ignition 5072101 32-41 Flathead 3 Bolt Electronic Distributor

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Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This product is discontinued.

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What's in the Box

Mallory Magnetic Breakerless Electronic Distributor for 1932-1941 Ford Flathead V8 with the 3-bolt mount. Includes Mallory Super-Duty cap (points style) and rotor with brass terminals.

  • Adjustable mechanical advance
  • Self-lubricating bushings provide years of trouble-free service
  • Easy 3-wire hookup
  • Does not require an external control box
  • For 12 volt systems only

500-5071601 Instructions (PDF)

 

Note: This distributor requires 1.4 ohms of coil resistance. If you are using a coil with less than 1.4 ohms, you must us a ballast resistor that will achieve the required 1.4 ohm total resistance. If you are using coil # 447-45001, no resistor will be required.

Specs

  • Measures approx. 4" from where it sits on the front cover to the outside of the cap
  • Some '42-'48 models may encounter some water pump/fan interference due to slight increase in distributor length (modification maybe required)

Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by 1 reviewers.
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RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT:

Mo$4Ford
San Bernardino, CA

Works Great!

November 18, 2010
This Distributor Has Worked Perfect Since Day 1. Installed It In July 2010, In My 38 Ford and Have Logged Over 600 Miles With No Issues. Runs Better Than Ever. Plus NO POINTS to Adjust!
Pros:
  • No Issues No Problems
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

3 questions : 3 answers

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Can I use this on a V8 60 Flathead?and what will I need if anything to make it work

July 03, 2011

Can I use this on a V8 60 Flathead?and what will I need if anything to make it work

Answers

July 06, 2011
John
This 3 bolt distributor for the 32-41 Ford will work on the V8 60 flathead if used in conjunction with the front cover number 91615957.
1 answers

i have a flathead truck motor 36 with a mallory dist. older can i retrofit it with the electronic version. it currently is a 6 volt positive grd system and i belive it has a bad coil. if not what coil do i need.? thanks

mark
ca
May 30, 2011

i have a flathead truck motor 36 with a mallory dist. older can i retrofit it with the electronic version. it currently is a 6 volt positive grd system and i belive it has a bad coil. if not what coil do i need.? thanks

Answers

June 02, 2011
John
This electronic distributor for the 32-41 Ford Flathead requires 12 volt negative ground so conversion to 12 volt and switching to negative ground will be required. If running a 6 volt point type ignition and needing a coil we offer part number 44740011 for replacement.
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I have a 1935 ford v8 pick up with dual distributor caps. Will this replace that device and let me switch to a 12V system?

mike
delaware
February 02, 2011

I have a 1935 ford v8 pick up with dual distributor caps. Will this replace that device and let me switch to a 12V system?

Answers

February 08, 2011
Waymon
Yes the 1932-41 3-BOLT MOUNT MALLORY IGNITION - ELECTRONIC Item #: 5005071601 will work for you. When you change over to a 12 volt system from a 6 volt system, you must change from a positive to a negative ground.
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