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PerTronix D1171 Flame-Thrower Race Distributor HEI, Olds V8, Red
PerTronix D1171 Flame-Thrower Race Distributor HEI, Olds V8, Red

PerTronix D1171 Flame-Thrower Race Distributor HEI, Olds V8, Red

HEI / Male Cap Type, HEI / Male Cap Terminal Style, Mechanical Advance Type, Red, Natural

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PerTronix D1171 Flame-Thrower Race Distributor HEI, Olds V8, Red
PerTronix D1171 Flame-Thrower Race Distributor HEI, Olds V8, Red
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External Ignition Box Required:
Cap Type:
HEI / Male
Cap Terminal Style:
HEI / Male
Advance Type:
Trigger Style:
Hall Effect:
Sync Signal:
Trigger Sensors:
Gear Material:
Gear Rotation:
Distributor Cap Color:
Ignition Box Required:
Mechanical Tach Drive:
Slip Collar:
Housing Material:
Cast Aluminum
Housing Finish:
California EO Approved
Marine Use:
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Specifically designed for race-only applications. Includes in-cap coil and dust cover.
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Race HEI units use all new components and feature an electronic module and coil combination that optimizes spark energy and peak current to the spark plug in the 6000 to 8500 RPM range.

Compared to our street/strip version, race units produce 42% more energy with 46% faster spark breakdown time allowing 48% more peak current to reach the spark plug. This abundant energy doubles the spark intensity during the critical one millisecond of burn time.

Great for both circle track and drag race applications where factory type HEI distributors are mandated.

  • New lightweight A384 cast aluminum alloy housing.
  • Aligned and honed high quality bronze sintered bushings for reduced friction and extended life.
  • Centerless ground corrosion resistant shaft reduces friction and provides concentric operation.
  • RACE ONLY 7.2 amp module and 50,000 volt coil.
  • Distributor gear is ground to exact tolerances for tighter mesh with cam.
  • High dielectric strength cap with solid brass terminals and low resistance center coil brush.
  • Balanced rotor with nylon screws prevent arching and reduce vibration at high RPMs.
  • Specially designed vacuum lockout prevents changes to rotor phasing to maximize combustion burn time at high RPMs.
  • Tig welded rotor and advance plates prevent high RPM distortion while improving reliability.
  • Precision machined chromoly advance weights and center plate eliminate erratic timing.
  • Additional advance springs included for fine tuning the advance curve to your needs.
  • Limited One Year Warranty.

Installation Instructions (PDF)


1965-1971 Oldsmobile 442
1957 Oldsmobile 88
1958-1984 Oldsmobile 98
1971-1992 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser
1978-1984 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais
1980-1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser
1975-1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon
1971-1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass Tiara
1962-1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass
1967-1968 Oldsmobile Delmont 88
1965-1985 Oldsmobile Delta 88
1958-1966 Oldsmobile Dynamic
1961-1972 Oldsmobile F85
1957-1963 Oldsmobile Fiesta
1962-1963 Oldsmobile Jetfire
1964-1966 Oldsmobile Jetstar 88
1973-1979 Oldsmobile Omega
1957-1979 Oldsmobile Starfire
1957-1964 Oldsmobile Super 88
1966-1985 Oldsmobile Toronado
1964-1975 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser


  • PerTronix D1171 Flame-Thrower Race Distributor HEI Oldsmobile V8 Red Cap
  • Cast Finish
  • Includes Cap And Rotor
  • Not Legal For Sale Or Use On Pollution Controlled Motor Vehicles
  • Red Cap
Some parts are not legal for use in California or other states with similar laws/regulations

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