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Distributor, Chevy V8, Small Cap/Base

£326.89 £392.27 (£326.89 Exc. VAT)

If you need clearance from all sides, this is your best bet. Must be used with an MSD 6, 7 or 8-series ignition.

PART# 8570

SKU: MSD8570 Category: Brand:


This Distributor was designed for racers and street rodders that have space limitations due to firewall interference, blowers or oversized intake manifolds such as tunnel rams. The distributor is 3/8″ narrower and almost 1″ shorter than a standard distributor.

Proven performance features include a high output magnetic pick-up and precision machined reluctor for accurate ignition triggering. A fully adjustable mechanical advance allows you to tailor the advance curve to your specific application. Topping it all off is our own small diameter cap. This is molded out of durable Rynite® material and comes with an optional wire retainer.
CNC machined billet aluminum housing is 3/8” smaller in diameter and 7/8” shorter than conventional Chevy V-8 distributors with the “points” type cap
Supplied with small diameter HEI style distributor cap and rotor (will accept 8441 Cap-A-Dapt)
Will not accept a vacuum advance canister
No CARB Exemption Order Number
O-ring seals can be added to modified blocks to improve oil pressure control• Must be used with an MSD 6, 7, 8, or 10 Series Ignition
Special oil tract improves lubrication to the distributor and cam gear
Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the rpm range
Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
Adjustable slip collar mounting flange for engines with modified deck heights
Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing and extra long sintered bushing
Advance plate and weights are fine blanked from chrome moly steel and QPQ coated for friction reduction
Advance weight pins are staked and tig welded to the plate
Nylon pads ensure smooth operation of the advance weights
Mechanical advance assembly can be locked out for crank trigger systems

Additional information

Weight 2.4 kg
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 18 cm


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