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Mallory Ignition 2527501 1949-53 Flathead Dual Point Distributor

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Trigger Style:
Points Type
Advance Type:
Mechanical
Cap Terminal Style:
Socket / Female
Rotor Rotation:
Clockwise
MFG. Part #:
2527501
Mechanical Tach Drive:
No
Slip Collar:
No
Ignition Box Required:
No
Garage Sale:
No
Mallory Ignition 2527501 1949-53 Flathead Dual Point Distributor
Mallory Ignition 2527501 1949-53 Flathead Dual Point Distributor
Mallory Ignition 2527501 1949-53 Flathead Dual Point Distributor
Mallory Ignition 2527501 1949-53 Flathead Dual Point Distributor
Mallory Ignition 2527501 1949-53 Flathead Dual Point Distributor

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Get faster starts, quicker acceleration and better drive-ability from your Flathead Ford V8 with a dual-point Mallory distributor! Each version is full centrifugal advance (works with any carbureted set-up) and uses a remote-mount coil (not included).

The distributor uses all current production parts, so you won't be stuck searching for oddball or old-time replacement components. A better ignition is the single best improvement you can make to a Flathead Ford V8.

  • Use with either 12-volt or 6-volt systems
  • Full centrifugal advance eliminates the hassle of cumbersome factory vacuum break
  • Distributor gear not included
  • Early "crab style" equipped engines can be converted using #91015634 timing cover and #91015634 drive gear
  • Does not fit some stock fan configurations

500-2527501 Instructions (PDF)

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Rated 5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
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MEP59
Verified Purchaser
Washington CH., OH

Love this distributor

October 22, 2014
This distributor is a perfect application when using after-market aluminum heads and after-market timing cover. Because of the fit and finish of the distributor it's well worth drilling a hole for the cam gear on the shaft of the distributor. It looks really great.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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sarge
Verified Purchaser
Bristol,vermont

speedway customer satisfaction

August 22, 2011
as always speedway came thru for me in all aspects.
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
  • Improves Performance
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

6 questions : 6 answers

1 answers

Will this distributor work with the OE64011 moroso sparkplug wire kit?

Kobe
March 27, 2014

Will this distributor work with the OE64011 moroso sparkplug wire kit?

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March 27, 2014
EricM
Yes the Moroso wires 91064200 (OE64011) will work with this distributor.
1 answers

Will this work with stock 6 volt sytem? I have a 1946 ford pick up that has a 8BA flathead ford V8 in it. All the electrical system is still 6 volt and in excellent condition. I am considering putting a dual carb offenhauser intake and a set of aluminum heads on the motor . I am finding out that if I do that there won't be enough vacume to run the vacuum advance so this would be needed. Correct ? Are there other alternatives available?

MR46
Malta N.Y.
March 25, 2014

Will this work with stock 6 volt sytem? I have a 1946 ford pick up that has a 8BA flathead ford V8 in it. All the electrical system is still 6 volt and in excellent condition. I am considering putting a dual carb offenhauser intake and a set of aluminum heads on the motor . I am finding out that if I do that there won't be enough vacume to run the vacuum advance so this would be needed. Correct ? Are there other alternatives available?

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March 26, 2014
EricM
Some of the multiple carb intakes already have a port for vacuum for the distributor and if not a person could drill and tap if desired. In all that you have laid out if you don’t a radical cam you may have insufficient vacuum to start with. Dual point distributor number 5002527501 is all mechanical and would be the one to choose to use without available vacuum and works on 12 and 6 volt also.
1 answers

will this work on a stock merc flathead with merc-o-matic tranny canadian

fordstuff
Ontario, Canada
January 28, 2014

will this work on a stock merc flathead with merc-o-matic tranny canadian

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January 28, 2014
EricM
This Mallory Dual point distributor can be used on your Mercury with the Merc-o-matic transmission but it does not have vacuum advance which was common to your engine. You will need to work with the tune up specs for your specific engine and time accordingly to work with the mechanical advance.
1 answers

will this distributor work on 1953 mercury, do you have to modify anthing ?

concord nc
October 22, 2011

will this distributor work on 1953 mercury, do you have to modify anthing ?

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October 24, 2011
John
Part # 500252750 This distributor will work in the 1949-53 Ford and Mercury flathead engines.
1 answers

Is there a fan conflict with a stock '38 Ford car and stock generator/fan?

Randy
Manhattan, KS
May 27, 2015

Is there a fan conflict with a stock '38 Ford car and stock generator/fan?

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May 29, 2015
Zach
Expert
If you have a 49-53 Flathead engine installed in your 38 (what this distributor is for) there would be no fan interference. If you have the stock 1938 engine and fan, then you cannot use a Mallory distributor, the fan will not clear.
1 answers

Will this distributor work with my stock 6V system?

Overhaulin
June 22, 2015

Will this distributor work with my stock 6V system?

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June 23, 2015
Eric
Expert
Yes this distributor will work with a 6 volt system.
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