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Garage Sale - Vertex 1949-1953 Flathead Ford OAC Magneto

Garage Sale - Vertex 1949-1953 Flathead Ford OAC Magneto
Garage Sale - Vertex 1949-1953 Flathead Ford OAC Magneto

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Garage Sale - Vertex 1949-1953 Flathead Ford OAC Magneto

Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This product is discontinued.

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Race ignition at its best! Compact and light, the Vertex OAC magneto is completely self-contained and independent of the battery. Fits '49-'53 Flathead Ford V8s.

  • Rugged 1-piece aluminum housing 
  • Includes an internal ignition coil
  • 10 degrees of advance
  • Includes steel drive gear
  • Easy one wire hook-up

610-702060 Instructions (PDF)

 

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