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Old 12-31-2013, 12:55 AM
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Y block question

I have a 54f100 with the y block ,and I want to put the igniter point replacement in the distributor, but I can't see the distributor number. All I can see is ford engraved on the side any suggestions on what kit or number to use?
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Pertronix 1282 I used on my 1954 Y block engine. I have not had any problems and starts every time!
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Be sure that you do not have a replacement distributor. The replacement ones could be the 57 up style which use a different part number.
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The 1957 and newer distributor has a vacuum advance as well as a mechanical centrifugal advance located under the breaker plate.* Special weights dampened with small coil springs advance the breaker plate when required by increases in engine r.p.m
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