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Old 12-29-2011, 11:41 PM
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HEI Distributor

Looking to upgrade to an HEI distributor on my wag, anyone have any suggestions of whats a good one to go with without breaking the bank? I dont need the best of the best high end performance one, I just need something that isnt going to crap out on me and is reliable, thanks in advance for any input
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Old 12-30-2011, 03:39 AM
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Haven't put too many miles on my Skip White HEI. Cheap enough. Do a google search for AMC chewed distributor gears. You can not mis match the gears. I reused the gear from my old distributor onto my new HEI.
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Old 12-30-2011, 06:05 AM
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HEI from ZM Jeeps. One of the best swaps I ever did. It now has over 100K on the swap and have never had an issue.
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Old 12-30-2011, 06:17 AM
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HEI from ZM Jeeps. One of the best swaps I ever did. It now has over 100K on the swap and have never had an issue.
That is the Mallory brand. We have two and I am very happy with them.
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Old 12-30-2011, 06:42 AM
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This is what I put in, You will have to drill it to put you gear on the end, not to hard, just pull the top off first so you can push the top all the way down.
http://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS+Performan...40020/10002/-1

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Old 12-30-2011, 07:00 AM
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I got an $80 eBay one and so far no issues.
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Old 12-30-2011, 10:14 AM
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I'm running the Mallory, the only problem so far was the original rotor was letting spark ground through it to the dizzy shaft. I put an msd rotor on it but the advance weights hit the inside of the rotor, and don't allow them to advance fully.
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:25 PM
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I used the Skip White one off ebay with a new cam gear. Worked great.
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:43 PM
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If'n were me looking I'd go with Zack at Z&M.
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I second the jegs. Running great.
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