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PerTronix D7160701 Flame-Thrower Ignitor III Distributor AMC V8, Red
PerTronix D7160701 Flame-Thrower Ignitor III Distributor AMC V8, Red

PerTronix D7160701 Flame-Thrower Ignitor III Distributor AMC V8, Red

290 AMC V8, 304 AMC V8, 343 AMC V8, 390 AMC V8, 401 AMC V8, Socket / Female Cap Type, Red

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PerTronix D7160701 Flame-Thrower Ignitor III Distributor AMC V8, Red
PerTronix D7160701 Flame-Thrower Ignitor III Distributor AMC V8, Red
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External Ignition Box Required:
Cap Type:
Socket / Female
Cap Terminal Style:
Socket / Female
Advance Type:
Mechanical and Vacuum
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:
Billet Aluminum
Housing Finish:
California EO Approved
Marine Use:
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Plug n play billet distributors are designed for maximum ignition performance and easy installation all at a price that you can afford. Replace your outdated points or electronic distributor with this performance proven distributor and which features the patented Ignitor III electronics and a CNC machined 6061 T-6 polished billet housing.

• Multiple sparks throughout the entire RPM range
• Integrated digital rev limiter with LED feedback for precise RPM
• Memory safe function store settings eliminating unintended changes to rev limit
• Adaptive dwell maintains peak energy throughout the entire RPM range, reducing misfires while improving engine performance
• Synchronized peak current and park timing reduces heat build up
• Peak current level is reached just prior to spark for maximum energy without heat build up, increasing coil performance and module reliability
• Adjusts spark timing at higher RPMs to compensate for the inherent electronic delay
• Senses startup and increases energy for easier quicker starting
• Thermal clad surface mount construction for superior reliability
• Built-in reverse polarity and over current protection shuts down the system, preventing component damage
• Not compatible with C D or Multi-Spark boxes.
• Precision CNC machined billet housings are polished to a high luster
• Tempered distributor shafts have low torsion displacement for accurate timing and longer life
• Upper ball bearing and extra long oil impregnated bronze lower bushing work together to reduce friction and high RPM vibration.
• High strength cap with male or female brass terminals and premium rotor with brass contatcs
• Adjustable mechanical advance with proprietary limiting functions permits multiple settings. Distributors are factory set with a performance advance curve and are provided with additional springs for custom advance curves.
• Legal in all 50 states and Canada (C.A.R.B. E.O. #D-57-12). Note: Non vacuum advance distributors do not have an E.O. number and are not legal for sale or use on pollution controlled motor vehicles.
• Warranty: 30 months electronics / Limited 1 year mechanicalFlame-Thrower billet distributors are frequently used in tight engine compartments due to their Plug n Play design and relatively small size. Although our distributors fit their intended engine application, each vehicle application must be evaluated independently to insure adequate space for distributor fitment as well as air cleaner and hood clearance.

Installation Instructions (PDF)


  • PerTronix D7160701 Flame-Thrower Electronic Distributor Billet AMC V8 with Ignitor III Vacuum Advance Red Cap


When installing a new distributor and distributor gear in an AMC V8, it is highly recommended to also install a new camshaft mounted, distributor drive gear. Must use coil with .32 ohms. resistance. Distributor is not compatible with CD or Multi-Spark boxes.
Some parts are not legal for use in California or other states with similar laws/regulations

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