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MSD 8517 Buick V8 400-455 Billet Distributor
MSD 8517 Buick V8 400-455 Billet Distributor

MSD 8517 Buick V8 400-455 Billet Distributor

400 Buick Big Block V8, 430 Buick Big Block V8, 455 Buick Big Block V8, Mechanical Advance Type

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MSD 8517 Buick V8 400-455 Billet Distributor
MSD 8517 Buick V8 400-455 Billet Distributor
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Computer-Controlled Compatible:
No
Cap Terminal Style:
HEI / Male
Advance Type:
Mechanical
Trigger Style:
Magnetic
Hall Effect:
No
Sync Signal:
No
Trigger Sensors:
Single
Gear Material:
Iron
Gear Rotation:
Standard
Ignition Box Required:
Yes
Mechanical Tach Drive:
No
Slip Collar:
No
Housing Material:
Billet Aluminum
Housing Finish:
Natural
Marine Use:
No
MFG. Part #:
8517
Sold in Quantity:
Each
GTIN Code:
085132085170

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This distributor uses a high-output magnetic trigger to fire an MSD Ignition Control. Accurate trigger signals and spark delivery are the responsibility of the QPQ-coated steel shaft. A sealed ball bearing and long sintered bushing hold this shaft stable at any rpm. An adjustable mechanical advance mechanism is mounted on top of the

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Installation Instructions (PDF)

Installation Instructions (PDF)

  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and billet aluminum base
  • Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
  • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the rpm range
  • Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing
  • Advance plate and weights are fine blanked from chrome moly steel and QPQ coated for friction reduction
  • Mechanical advance assembly can be locked out for crank trigger systems
  • Advance weight pins are staked and tig welded to the plate
  • Nylon pads ensure smooth operation of the advance weights
  • Supplied with an HEI style distributor cap and rotor (accepts Cap-A-Dapts)
  • Must be used with an MSD Ignition Control
  • No CARB Exemption Order Number
Some parts are not legal for use in California or other states with similar laws/regulations

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