Ford 351W Crank Trigger Distributor

Low-profile racing distributor, must be used with an MSD 6, 7 or 8-series ignition and a crank trigger.

PART# 8378

Suggested Retail: $302.95
Your Price:$271.95
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Blue oval racers will be happy to see these Crank Trigger Distributors. The housing of these three distributors are standard-height Ford Distributors so they will work with cast intake manifolds. These distributors have a low-profile cap assembly to clear busy intake set-ups and are topped with MSD’s new Rynite-molded Ford-style cap and wire retainer. The low design is accomplished because the only thing under the cap is a rotor! These distributors don’t have an advance assembly or pick-up so they must be used with a Crank Trigger. Since these distributors are designed for racing applications, a ball bearing is pressed into the housing to guide the polished steel shaft. Each distributor is supplied with a bronze gear.


  • Standard height housings designed to work with cast intake manifolds
  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and Dupont Rynite base
  • Polished steel shaft with a QPQ coating for friction reduction
  • Shaft is guided by a sealed ball bearing
  • Must be used with an MSD Crank Trigger and MSD Ignition Control
  • Supplied with a large diameter HEI style distributor cap and rotor
  • Supplied with bronze gear


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This part is legal for use on Uncontrolled (Non-Emissions Controlled) Vehicles or Racing Vehicles.

The following vehicles are considered Uncontrolled (Non-Emissions Controlled) Vehicles:

  • 1965 and older U.S. manufactured California Certified vehicles
  • 1967 and older U.S. manufactured Federally Certified vehicles
  • 1967 and older Foreign manufactured vehicle

Racing Vehicles are vehicles that are used exclusively for racing or other forms of competition that are not registered and that may never be used on the street.

WARNING FOR 8378: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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