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Summit Racing® Blueprinted HEI Distributors SUM-850001-1

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Distributor, Blueprinted HEI, Magnetic Pickup, Adjustable Vacuum Advance, Red Cap, Chevy, Big/Small Block, Each

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Brand: Summit Racing

Manufacturer's Part Number: SUM-850001-1

Part Type: Distributors

Product Line: Summit Racing® Blueprinted HEI Distributors

Summit Racing Part Number: SUM-850001-1

UPC: 190861054417

Computer-Controlled Compatible: No

Trigger Style: Magnetic

Advance Type: Vacuum and mechanical

Ignition Box Required: No

Cap Style: Male/HEI

Mechanical Tach Drive: No

Slip Collar: No

Distributor Gear Material: Iron

Distributor Gear Rotation: Standard

Distributor Cap Color: Red

Housing Material: Cast aluminum

Housing Finish: Machined

Marine Use: No

Quantity: Sold individually.

Notes: Includes brass terminals on the cap, and 50,000 Volt coil. Main shaft diameter of 0.490 inches. Will not fit computer controlled applications. Distributor drive gear is compatible with hydraulic or mechanical flat tappet camshafts and should be replaced if installed with hydraulic or mechanical roller cams. Distributor cap is 6 in. in diameter. Cap is 4.625 in. tall and sits 8 in. off the intake manifold. Power pigtail is not included.

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Get more power with an HEI than you ever expected with a brand new Summit® blueprinted HEI distributor. They feature a 50,000 V coil, medium weight advance springs, and an aluminum housing. Most come with an adjustable vacuum advance, and the distributor shafts are guided by precisely aligned bushings for durability in extended street use. Separate advance springs can be purchased, so you can fine-tune to your hearts content.

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Q:

Can I just drop this in my 350 4 bolt main , hook up 12 volts , set the timing , hook up the vacuum and I'm finished . Or will there be other things that I will need to deal with.(It's in a 49 Chevy truck.)

Asked by BRYAN on August 21, 2017

A:

Yes that is all you need

TALLMADGE from OH answered on August 23, 2017

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Q:

Will this fit a two wire pigtail and what part number is it for that 2 wire pigtail?

Asked by WYMOND on October 21, 2017

A:

This distributor only requires one power wire to operate. This style also has a tachometer wire.

DONNIE from OH answered on October 29, 2017

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Q:

Will this work on a 1972 Chevy 402 with roller rockers it’s a retrofit in my 1967 C-10 pickup. Standard intake &carb.

Asked by MICHAEL on January 16, 2018

A:

It should work just fine. I used one of these on my 73 C10 350 to replace the points dist. and another on my 76 C20 454. Just make sure you supply it with 12v.

JOHNIE from NM answered on January 17, 2018

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Q:

Do I need to hook up to full vacuum our no vacuum at idle

Asked by BILLY on March 11, 2017

A:

Depends if you have an EGR valve. If so, it has to be on timed/ported for emissions. If your don't have an emissions engine, it goes to full/manifold and your vacuum advance needs to be limited to 10-15 degrees advance.

PAUL from WA answered on October 20, 2018

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171 Customer Reviews for Summit Racing SUM-850001-1 - Summit Racing® Blueprinted HEI Distributors

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this is the second one of these I have purchased to complete my projects. red cap, brass terminals, well built, good looks. engine started right up adjust timing and vac. advance and your good . excellent product thank you summit. A+++

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Reviewer: from Canada

Date: August 16, 2016

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'77 blazer stock replacement

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This thing is awesome for the money! By the time you rebuild a stock HEI your going to be into for more than this one anyway. It was nice to actually get my timing dialed for once. Dropped it in (in the dark no less), fired it up, and it ran like a banshee of old Ireland! I read the reviews about the wiring, which I sort of agree with. I immediately busted the clips on the plug so the wiring clip is kinda lame, but it's just like stock HEI. I took the clip apart and wrapped the harness with some of that heat shrink stuff from Harbor Freight and it looks a bit better. Also cleaned up the ground strap to the firewall as per Summits recommend, (good tip). Gonna buy another one for my '80 now. ...read more

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Reviewer: from UT

Date: November 27, 2014

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Great Product

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This distributor is extremely easy to set up, woke my 350 up a lot, runs extremely well

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Reviewer: from MO

Date: April 02, 2014

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hei distributor

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50, 000 volt vacuum advance hei distributors is the best for street rods and even better for the price.

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Reviewer: from LA

Date: February 24, 2014

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So far, so good

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The part was delivered as described and appears to be operating well. For the price, I think it's a great value. One item to beware of, the package did not include a distributor gasket or ground strap, nor were they listed as a recommended accessory on Summit. They're two items that could really improve this product as they're very low in cost, but very convenient to have. I would much rather pay another $2 to have the gasket included than stop what I'm doing and go to the store for it. ...read more

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Reviewer: from PA

Date: December 09, 2015

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Some parts are not legal for use in California or other states with similar laws / regulations

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