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MSD 85501 Chevy V8 Pro-Billet Distributor, Locked-Out Timing
MSD 85501 Chevy V8 Pro-Billet Distributor, Locked-Out Timing

MSD 85501 Chevy V8 Pro-Billet Distributor, Locked-Out Timing

Chevy Small Block V8, Chevy Big Block V8, External Ignition Box Required, HEI / Male Cap Type

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MSD 85501 Chevy V8 Pro-Billet Distributor, Locked-Out Timing
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MSD 85501 Chevy V8 Pro-Billet Distributor, Locked-Out Timing
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External Ignition Box Required:
Yes
Cap Type:
HEI / Male
Cap Terminal Style:
HEI / Male
Advance Type:
Mechanical
Trigger Style:
Magnetic
Hall Effect:
No
Sync Signal:
No
Trigger Sensors:
Single
Gear Material:
Bronze
Gear Rotation:
Standard
Distributor Cap Color:
Red
Ignition Box Required:
Yes
Mechanical Tach Drive:
No
Slip Collar:
Yes
Housing Material:
Billet Aluminum
Housing Finish:
Natural
Rotor Rotation:
Clockwise
Emissions:
California EO Approved
Marine Use:
No
MFG. Part #:
85501
Sold in Quantity:
Each
GTIN Code:
085132855018

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This strong, billet aluminum distributor is set up for engines that run locked-out timing or an MSD Timing Computer. With no advance assembly, the rotor plate is welded directly to the oversized shaft. A sealed ball bearing guides the top of the shaft while an extra long sintered bushing stabilizes the lower portion. Trigger signals are produced via a high-output magnetic pick-up. This pickup is extremely accurate and never requires adjustment. Since this distributor is designed primarily for race engines, an oversized (.006”) bronze gear is installed along with an adjustable slip collar for modified blocks, heads or intake manifolds.

Features

  • Designed primarily for race applications with no mechanical advance
  • Ideal for the 604 Crate Engine application
  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and billet aluminum base
  • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the rpm range
  • Adjustable slip collar mounting flange for engines with modified deck heights
  • Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing
  • Special oil tract improves lubrication to the distributor and cam gear
  • O-ring seals can be added to modified blocks to improve oil pressure control
  • Supplied with a 0.006” oversized bronze gear installed
  • Supplied with an HEI style distributor cap and rotor (accepts Cap-A-Dapts)
  • Must be used with an MSD 6, 7, 8, or 10 Series Ignition
  • Will not accept a vacuum advance canister
  • No CARB Exemption Order Number

Must be used with an MSD 6, 7, 8 or 10 Series Ignition.

Locked-out Timing from the factory.

Adjustable slip collar allows you to adjust the distributors height. This is great for engines with modified intakes and deck heights.

 

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MSD Chevy V8 Distributor Installation Instructions (PDF) 

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