HIGH PERFORMANCE AMC V8 JEEP 65K VOLT HEI DISTRIBUTOR 6512-R
AMC JEEP CJ5 CJ7 304 360 401 V-8 HEI DISTRIBUTOR 6512-R
FITS AMC JEEP CJ5 CJ7 304 360 401 V-8 HEI DISTRIBUTOR 6512-R 65,000 VOLT HEI DISTRIBUTOR. See our other listings for the 6 cyl. AMC HEI distributor.
PART NUMBER 6512-R
COMPLETE DISTRIBUTOR, WITH SUPER CAP, 65K COIL, MACHINED ALUMINUM BODY, STEEL SHAFT, GEAR, MODULE, AND PICKUP!
FITS AMC V-8 ENGINES THAT ARE CARBURETED.
NO ONE OFFERS THE WARRANTY WE HAVE, FULL LIFETIME WARRANTY
TECH INFO, PLEASE CALL 423-722-5152
1967-1969 290 engine
1970-1983 304 engine
1967-1969 343 engine
1970-1981 360 engine
1969-1972 390 engine
1971-1974 401 engine
1971-1987 304 engine
1971-1990 360 engine
1971-1979 401 engine
***AMC CAM GEAR WARNING***
IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REPLACE YOUR OLD CAM GEAR BEFORE INSTALLING A NEW DISTRIBUTOR. FAILURE TO DO THIS COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO YOUR CAM GEAR.
The quality of this unit far exceeds most others on the market. We have much less tolerance for failure than many other sellers seem to have. Other sellers claim to have the best, and we know that to not to be true in many cases. We have now lowered our prices for the first time to be in line with the other low cost units on the market, but we will continue to offer the same high quality unit.
This is the best HEI unit made, for the new low price listed above, with the best warranty and customer service offered by any seller on the web. Now would also be a good time to shop our other listings for many other items at record low prices.
We have a full line of parts available for this distributor, including caps of various colors and styles, as well as coil cover, coil, module, rotor button, and distributor hold down. We also offer a Master Tune Up Kit. This kit is a very popular seller. It has all the spare parts you would ever need to be back up and running in minutes should a problem arise. Many people who buy our distributors purchase this kit. If you're looking for a single spare or replacement part for this distributor, we also have them listed.
COMPLETE DISTRIBUTOR: CAP, ROTOR BUTTON, 65K COIL, MACHINED ALUMINUM BODY, STEEL SHAFT, GEAR, MODULE, AND PICKUP!
This is the last distributor you will ever have to buy!
Warranty is valid regardless of street/strip or off road use.
THIS TRULY IS THE BEST DEAL YOU WILL EVER SEE ON A COMPLETE 65K FACTORY MARKED HEI DISTRIBUTOR. WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN THE NO. 1 SELLER ON AFTERMARKET DISTRIBUTORS, AND WE WILL CONTINUE IN THIS POSITION. OUR HEI UNIT IS FAR SUPERIOR TO ANY OF THE OTHER LOW COST UNITS ON THE MARKET.
TECH INFO, PLEASE CALL 423-722-5152.
Installation instructions listed in the lower portion of this ad.
YOU CAN REPLACE YOUR POINT STYLE DISTRIBUTOR WITH THIS UNIT IF YOU HAVE ENOUGH FIREWALL CLEARANCE. THE DIFFERENCE IN PERFORMANCE IS DRAMATIC.
Shipping rates are half-price after the first item with the highest shipping rate. This results in huge savings when purchasing multiple items.
Read the feedback from individuals who have purchased this unit, and you will be convinced of its quality and value.
THIS COIL IS ESSENTIAL ON ANY MODIFIED ENGINE.
BRAND NEW IN THE BOX. FIRST LINE ITEM.
We strongly recommend a new set of plug wires to go with your new distributor. Those running a point system often used a 7mm wire, and this is not sufficient to carry the high voltage produced by the HEI unit. 8mm plug wire diameter or larger should be used with any HEI distributor. We offer exceptional deals on spark plug wires with a wide variety of colors and boot styles. See our other listings for our high quality, low priced plug wires.
Fully CNC Machined housing
Adjustable vacuum advance canister to improve economy while cruising
Premium caps with brass terminals, and a low-saturation ignition module
True spark alignment for instantaneous response at high RPM
- 65K coil on all HEI distributors
LIFETIME warranty on this distributor.
WE ARE THE NO.1 WHOLESALE MARKETERS OF HEI DISTRIBUTORS IN THE COUNTRY.
MANY GARAGES AND SPEED SHOPS PURCHASE THESE IN CASE LOTS FROM US.
This is the perfect upgrade for your classic Jeep, or just as part of a tune-up. It would not be practical to re-install the original distributor in your engine if you are overhauling it.
Here are a few problems you are likely to encounter when using an old distributor.
- excessive end shaft play
- bushing wear
- weak coil
- worn or cracked cap and/or button
- weak module
- corrosion buildup
- weakened advance springs
- gear wear
If converting from points to HEI, this alone is a huge upgrade.
All of the above can greatly affect the performance of your engine.
These are just a few issues with old distributors. For the low cost of a completely new one, it just makes little sense to use the original distributor. When we rebuild any early model engine, we insist the customer purchase a new distributor. You will notice a performance difference in your engine if you have any of the above issues with your old distributor. All of the old HEI's we see have excess end play in the shaft. I'm sure the coils on them are not at full voltage. This is much more than the OEM model. All car makers have dramatically improved the ignition systems over the years on cars and trucks. This is an indication of how important it is to have a proper ignition system.
I consider this the absolute best mod you can do to your engine.
WE HAVE ACCESSORY ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR THIS DISTRIBUTOR.
This distributor also has the performance curve setup. Do not be misled into thinking other HEI's on the market are superior to this. If anything, they are most likely the older version. We have sold more HEI's than any seller, and we provide the newest models available.
The part numbers for distributors beginning with 65 and 85 are interchangeable. The distributors are identical in every respect. We changed the artwork on the package to private labeling and our supplier had to change our part number to distinguish our private label (85 series) from the standard labeling sold to other suppliers (65 series). You may receive the alternate part number since we still have both in stock.
Installation Instructions. These instructions are generic, and may not totally apply to your application.
Remove the distributor cap from the HEI distributor. Place the distributor gasket up over the gear arm of the distributor and set it in place underneath the distributor body. Apply a thin layer of silicon gel between the distributor and the gasket and the distributor gasket and the engine to create a better seal once the distributor is seated on the engine. Silicon gel is a liquid gasket that is used frequently in performance shops to help seal two parts together, even if they have a gasket to line the joint already. Silicon liquid gasket dries into a rubber product that helps bind a gasket in place, preventing leaks.
Turn the distributor so that the rotor will be in the same place as the factory rotor when the engine was stopped and before the old distributor was removed. Insert the distributor gear into the engine. As the distributor gear meshes with the cam shaft, the distributor's rotor will turn. Get the distributor installed with the rotor in the same position as the old one was before it was removed. If the rotor moves when inserting the distributor into the engine, rotate the rotor enough so that after inserted, the rotor is in the correct location
Tighten the distributor hold-down fastener just enough so that it is snug. The distributor housing will need to be turned so that the vacuum canister is also pointed in the same direction as the old canister before it was removed. Both the distributor rotor and the vacuum canister need to be positioned in the same way as the old ones were, so that the timing will be close enough to the original to get the engine started. Mixed and matched rotors and vacuum canisters can prevent the engine from starting, thus eliminating the chance to correct the timing.
Place the distributor cap onto the distributor. Connect the spark plug wires onto the distributor cap in the correct order. Spark plug wires should be marked prior to removing an old distributor so that when a new distributor is installed, the wires can be reconnected easily and in the correct order. Starting with the spark plug wire from the number one cylinder, begin to replace the wires one at a time going from cylinder one to cylinder eight.
Connect the vacuum hose to the vacuum canister of the HEI distributor. You can connect a tachometer to the adapter located on the side of the HEI distributor cap. Start the engine and check the timing to get the new HEI distributor tuned properly. The new HEI distributor will let a factory engine burn more fuel. The timing of the spark is important to get right, and the timing should be adjusted each time the demand for power is increased. After the timing has been adjusted, tighten the HEI distributor hold-down fastener completely to finish the job.