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8578 MSD Dist., Ford 351W, Pro Billet, Small Cap
8578 MSD Dist., Ford 351W, Pro Billet, Small Cap

8578 MSD Dist., Ford 351W, Pro Billet, Small Cap

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MSD engineers fit all of their high performance distributor experience into a special
RVA #: BCCX8578
Availability: In Stock

8578 MSD Ignition Distributor

MSD engineers fit all of their high performance distributor experience into a special compact housing designed to be less obtrusive for Ford engines. The Diameter of the special cap and housing are 5/8 Inch smaller than stock Ford distributors providing extra room in front of the engine. The new MSD cap features spark plug style terminals and is firmly screwed down to the housing. The distributor relies on MSD’s race proven magnetic pickup and precision reluctor to deliver accurate trigger signals to the MSD ignition throughout high RPM. The reluctor assembly is turned by a hardened steel shaft which rides in a sealed ball bearing for high RPM stability and endurance. Mounted to the top of this shaft is a fully adjustable mechanical advance assembly. The rate at which the chro-moly assembly advances the timing is easily controlled by changing the supplied advance springs and stop bushing for total advance.


1978-1985 Ford Bronco
1969-1974 Ford Country Sedan
1969-1974 Ford Country Squire
1969-1972 Ford Custom
1969-1977 Ford Custom 500
1975-1983 Ford E-100 Econoline
1975-1983 Ford E-100 Econoline Club Wagon
1975-1985 Ford E-150 Econoline
1975-1985 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon
1975-1985 Ford E-250 Econoline
1975-1985 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon
1975-1985 Ford E-350 Econoline
1977-1985 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon
1975-1976 Ford Elite
1977-1979 Ford F-100
1977-1985 Ford F-150
1993-1995 Ford F-150
1977-1985 Ford F-250
1977-1985 Ford F-350
1969-1970 Ford Fairlane
1969-1970 Ford Falcon
1969-1974 Ford Galaxie 500
1972-1976 Ford Gran Torino
1975-1977 Ford Granada
1969-1984 Ford LTD
1987-1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria
1977-1979 Ford LTD II
1969-1973 Ford Mustang
1969-1974 Ford Ranch Wagon
1969-1979 Ford Ranchero
1977-1979 Ford Thunderbird
1969-1976 Ford Torino
1977-1977 Lincoln Versailles
1969-1974 Mercury Colony Park
1969-1970 Mercury Comet
1969-1979 Mercury Cougar
1969-1971 Mercury Cyclone
1978-1979 Mercury Grand Marquis
1971-1973 Mercury Marquis
1978-1979 Mercury Marquis
1975-1977 Mercury Monarch
1969-1976 Mercury Montego
1970-1974 Mercury Monterey

Easy To Adjust Mechanical Advance With Supplied Springs And Stop Bushings

CNC Machined Billet Aluminum Housing And Billet Aluminum Base

Maintenance Free Magnetic Pickup And Precision Reluctor Create Stable Trigger Signals Throughout The RPM Range

Polished Steel Shaft Is QPQ Coated And Guided By A Sealed Ball Bearing, Advance Plate And Weights Are Fine Blanked From Chrome Moly 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

Limited 1 Year Warranty

Condition : New
Recommended Use : Street/ Strip
Spark Distribution Type : Magnetic Trigger
Spark Advance Type : Mechanical Advance
Includes Cap And Rotor : Yes
With Ignition Module : No
With Tach Drive : No
Drive Gear Type : Iron Gear
Cap Color : Red
Cap Type : HEI/ Male Posts
Coil In Cap : No

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