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331, Magneto-Look Cap Type, Mechanical Advance Type

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    BrandJoe Hunt Magnetos
    Cap TypeMagneto-Look
    Advance TypeMechanical

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    1949-53 Cadillac 331 distributors are sometimes hard to find. These fully self contained distributors feature full centrifugal advance with modern electronics and an easy two wire hook-up.

    • Precision 6061-T6 billet aluminum housing
    • Popular Joe Hunt magneto look
    • Unique advance mechanism
    • Totally self contained unit with two wire power connection
    • Special internal coil rated at 2.5 amps - out performs most others
    • Constant voltage throughout the entire RPM range
    • Only 3-1/2" diameter
    • 22-24 degree mechanical advance curve

    Item Details

    1949-53 331 Cadillac, without gear


    CARB Warning

    For use on pre-1966 vehicles only

    Emissions warning: this part only legal for sale or use in California if installed in vehicles model-year 1965 or older; motorcycles model-year 1977 or older; or off-highway recreational vehicles (such as off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles) model-year 1996 and older. ++any other use renders the vehicle tampered and not legal for use on California public highways (any public street or roadway, public dirt road, public park, or publicly maintained right of way open to the use of the public for vehicular travel). Violations subject to $37,500 penalty per violation per vehicle, revocation of registration, loss of use on California public right of ways, and proof of correction for tampering there are similar restrictions and penalties under federal law and the laws of all other states with penalties under federal law of up to approximately $45,268 per tampered vehicle and/or engine.


    BrandJoe Hunt Magnetos
    Cap TypeMagneto-Look
    Advance TypeMechanical
    External Ignition Box RequiredNo
    Trigger StyleMagnetic
    Hall EffectNo
    Sync SignalNo
    Trigger SensorsSingle
    Cap Diameter3.5"
    Housing MaterialBillet Aluminum
    Sold in QuantityEach