MSD – Distributor, Flathead Ford, Ready-to-Run, ’49-’53


Distributor, Flathead Ford, Ready-to-Run, ’49-’53

  • Advance weight pins are staked and tig welded to the plate
  • Mechanical advance assembly can be locked out for crank trigger systems
  • Advance plate and weights are fine blanked from chrome moly steel and QPQ coated for friction reduction
  • Designed for 1949-1953 8-BA Ford Flathead engines
  • Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing
  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and billet aluminum base
  • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the rpm range
  • Vacuum advance canister for improved economy (can be locked out)
  • Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
  • Powerful built-in module produces a 7.5 amp single spark through high rpm
  • Simple and clean installation with only three wires to connect
  • Includes built-in Rev Limiter!
  • No CARB Exemption Order Number
  • Does not require an MSD Ignition Control
  • Accepts Cap-A-Dapts
  • Supplied with an HEI style distributor cap, rotor, gear, roll pin and setup spacer
  • Nylon pads ensure smooth operation of the advance weights
SKU: BCCX-8573 Category:


Additional Attributes:

GTIN: 00085132085736
Brand: MSD
Color: Red
Distributor Type: Ready To Run
Emission Code: 3
Product Type: Distributor
Prop 65 – Short Label: prop65_warning.jpg
Prop 65 (C, R or CR): CR
Prop 65 Yes/No: Yes


Quantity of Each: 1
Package UOM: EA

Additional information

Weight 96 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 18 in


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