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PerTronix 1181 Ignitor Points Eliminator Kit, 1957-74 GM V8

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Never change points again with the PerTronix Ignitor points conversion kit. It provides increased voltage for improved performance and fuel efficiency. The system completely eliminates the contact points and fits neatly underneath the distributor cap for a "stock" look. Compatible with all 12 volt negative ground systems.

PerTronix Ignitor Systems can be used with any stock point-type coil, or use the Flame-Thrower 40,000 volt coil for maximum performance. Also compatible with MSD ignition boxes.

  • Delivers 2x the voltage to the plugs for more power and MPG
  • 2:1 improvement over points in current fall time, increasing coil output
  • Hall Effect Trigger with no moving parts
  • Epoxy molding makes module impervious to contamination
  • Fits entirely inside distributor for a clean, stock look
  • Stable timing - no adjustment needed
  • Will trigger most multi-spark CD ignitions
  • Easy installation

Ignitor Points Eliminator Installation Instructions (PDF)

Specs

  • Operating Voltage: 8 to 16 volt DC
  • Temperature Range: -50°F  to 300°F
  • RPM Range: 0 to 15,000 RPM
  • For use with 12 volt negative ground systems

Item Details

Buick V8: 1957 - 1974
Cadillac V8: 1956 - 1974
Chevy V8: 1957 - 1974
Olds V8: 1956 - 1974
Pontiac V8: 1957 - 1974

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