Ford Steel Gear 351C-460 w/Hydraulic Roller Cam

This Ford Steel Gear provides long life, an easy break-in period and reliable performance!

PART# 85813

Suggested Retail: $95.14
Your Price:$85.63
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A distributor’s performance is only as good as its drive gear. MSD Ignition has put a great deal of effort into researching and testing a variety of metallurgical compositions, heat treating and coatings to provide you with a durable, accurate and strong distributor gear. MSD engineers have built test fixtures and spent hundreds of hours testing and evaluating the metallurgy of our gears. The result is a special iron alloy gear that is treated to a low-friction coating process. Some Ford engines were equipped with distributor gears made of different materials, due to the camshaft used. When the most common engine, the 302, was equipped with EFI in the mid '80s it also used a hydraulic roller camshaft, which requires a steel gear. MSD offers several replacements.


  • Melonite QPQ coated reduces friction and initial wear.
  • Proprietary formulated ductile iron.
  • Micro polished surface for smooth contact.
  • Increased outer hardened layer thickness (RC 55-60) .
  • Interstitial carbide concentration improves wear resistance and


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This part is legal for use on Emissions Controlled Vehicles when used in accordance with the manufacturers application guide because it has a California Air Resources Board Executive Order number or is a direct or consolidated replacement part.

The following vehicles are considered Emissions Controlled Vehicles:

  • 1966 and newer U.S. manufactured California Certified vehicles
  • 1968 and newer U.S. manufactured Federally Certified vehicles
  • 1968 and newer Foreign manufactured vehicle
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