MSD 8353 1932-1948 Flathead 3-Bolt Distributor
Early Flathead racers and cruisers alike will be excited to see these front mount Flathead Distributors! These distributors are built around a CNC-machined billet aluminum housing for precise tolerances.
The distributor is topped off with our an MSD Crab Cap with spark plug style terminals for improvied wire connections. Just under the cap and Rynite race rotor is MSDs adjustable mechanical advance. This assembly features chromoly construction with TIG-welded weight pins to secure the precision fine blanked weights. MSD supplies different advance springs and stop bushings so you can dial-in an advance curve to meet your Flatheads specs.
Just under the advance is MSDs race-proven magnetic pick-up. This puck, combined with a reluctor, produces accurate trigger signals that are responsible for firing the MSD Ignition Control. Bring your Flathead up-to-date with MSD performance.
ApplicationThis distributor is likey to be in the way of the stock fan when used on 1941-1948 Fords & Mercurys. It measures approximately 4" from where it sits on the front cover to the outside of the cap. An electric fan may need to be used to solve this problem.
NotesBillet aluminum body, full centrifugal advance, a modern cap and rotor and comes with drive gear. Use on 12 volt systems with an MSD box (sold below) or similar magnetic triggered controls. Supplied with different advance springs and stop bushings so you can dial-in an advance curve to meet your Flathead’s specs. Uses HEI style terminals.
This distributor is 4" tall and may contact the stock fan when used on 1941-1948 Fords and Mercurys. An electric fan may be required for this application.
- For 3-bolt ('32-'41) Flatheads
- This product is discontinued.
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- This item 5478353 is made to order. It will be shipped from our warehouse when it is produced.
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