Ford Y-Block Ready-to-Run Distributor

Ready-to-Run with rev limiter. May hit firewall seam on 57-59 full size cars

PART# 8383

Suggested Retail: $497.95
Your Price:$447.95
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These distributors are built around a CNC-machined billet aluminum housing and features a maintenace-free magnetic pickup so there are no points to worry about. A precision reluctor is mounted to a QPQ-coated steel shaft which is guided by a sealed ball bearing for accurate timing signals throughout the entire rpm range. The distributors also offer an easy-to-adjust mechanical advance assembly. Chromoly weights move smoothly on nylon pads and different advance springs and stop bushings are supplied so you can custom tailor a timing curve to match your engine’s requirements. The best thing about this distributor is that it features an ignition module that is built into the billet aluminum housing. This distributor drops in the engine and connects with only three wires


  • Now includes build-in rev limiter!
  • No CARB Exemption Order Number
  • Does not require an MSD Ignition Control
  • Powerful built-in module produces a 7.5 amp single spark through high rpm•  Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
  • Vacuum advance canister for improved economy (can be locked out)
  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and billet aluminum base
  • Housing is 5/8” smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributors
  • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the rpm range
  • Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing
  • Advance plate and weights are fine blanked from chrome moly steel and QPQ coated for friction reduction
  • Mechanical advance assembly can be locked out for crank trigger systems
  • Advance weight pins are staked and tig welded to the plate
  • Nylon pads ensure smooth operation of the advance weights
  • Supplied with small diameter cap with HEI style terminals and race rotor (will accept 8441 Cap-A-Dapt)
  • Simple and clean installation with only three wires to connect


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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 8383: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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