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MSD 8573 1949-53 Flathead Ford V8 Electronic Distributor
MSD 8573 1949-53 Flathead Ford V8 Electronic Distributor

MSD 8573 1949-53 Flathead Ford V8 Electronic Distributor

HEI / Male Cap Type, HEI / Male Cap Terminal Style, Mechanical and Vacuum Advance Type, Red

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MSD 8573 1949-53 Flathead Ford V8 Electronic Distributor
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MSD 8573 1949-53 Flathead Ford V8 Electronic Distributor
MSD 8573 1949-53 Flathead Ford V8 Electronic Distributor
MSD 8573 1949-53 Flathead Ford V8 Electronic Distributor
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  • Features a HEI/male cap and terminal style
  • Features a maintenance free magnetic pickup for unsurpassed reliability
  • Designed to fit the 1949-1953 Ford Flathead V8 engines
  • Housing material is made from billet aluminum and features a natural finish
  • Shaft diameter measures 0.47"

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External Ignition Box Required:
No
Cap Type:
HEI / Male
Cap Terminal Style:
HEI / Male
Advance Type:
Mechanical and Vacuum
Trigger Style:
Magnetic
Hall Effect:
No
Sync Signal:
No
Trigger Sensors:
Single
Gear Material:
Iron
Gear Rotation:
Standard
Distributor Cap Color:
Red
Ignition Box Required:
No
Mechanical Tach Drive:
No
Slip Collar:
Yes
Housing Material:
Billet Aluminum
Housing Finish:
Natural
Shaft Diameter:
0.47"
Rotor Rotation:
Clockwise
Marine Use:
No
MFG. Part #:
8573
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Notes:
Pigtail & Hardware is included
GTIN Code:
085132085736

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Early Flathead racers and cruisers alike will be excited to see these front mount flathead distributors! MSD Ready-to-Run distributors do not need an external control box, so theres a simple and clean installation with only three wires to connect. Features a maintenance free magnetic pickup for unsurpassed reliability. Has HEI style terminals.  For 12 volt negative ground applications only.

Designed for 1949-1953 Ford Flathead V8 engines.

 

Notes

  1. Must use spacer # 910-1010 when using this distributor with our flathead front timing cover # 910-15632.
  • Powerful built-in module produces a 7.5 amp single spark through high rpm
  • Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
  • Vacuum advance canister for improved economy (can be locked out)
  • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the rpm range
  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and billet aluminum base
  • Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing
  • Advance plate and weights are fine blanked from chromoly 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
  • Accepts Cap-A-Dapts
  • Does not require an MSD Ignition Control

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For warranty information, please visit http://www.msdhelp.com/

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547-8573 Instructions(PDF)

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