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James Brown Jr,

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« on: April 17, 2008, 06:45:14 AM »

ok guys i want to get rid of my points ignition system.
what are my option and what parts would i need??
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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2008, 07:21:15 AM »

If you really want to be cheap. . .
 
Find a 72 or 73 car that hasn't been violated too much and grab the disty, harness and box.  My experiences it it will plug right in.  Chances are, it will plug right on.  Later years you'll have to splice in in a couple of places, but that's OK too
 
You can use a distributor from any LA with a vacuum advance on it.
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James Brown Jr,

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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2008, 07:52:43 AM »

how much of the engine harness do i need to grab??
and i was thinking of grabbing the parts off of ebay.(no yards around here got any cars that old
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2008, 12:40:12 PM »

The Ignition part.  If it's integrated, then get the whole harness and separate it.
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Leaburn Patey

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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2008, 01:46:44 PM »

For under a hundred bux..
Buy the Pertronix conversion kit,install it in 20 minutes--done.
Toss the points as far as you can.
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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2008, 02:44:30 PM »

i went on there website and couldn't find it anyone got a link???
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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2008, 04:04:47 PM »

It is simpler, but it doesn't give the compacitive discharge.  But they are good.
 
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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2008, 04:35:43 PM »

do i have to remove the dizzy to install one???
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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2008, 05:23:24 PM »

It is easier to swap if you do remove the dizzy.Yet not necessary.
I prefer pulling it out for the job.Mark the position of the rotor THEN pull the dizzy.Install in exact same spot,set timing.
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2008, 06:37:25 PM »

i'm not havign a porblem with my points but i just want to get rid of them ASAP
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