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PONTIAC V8 BLACK 65K HEI DISTRIBUTOR # 6504-BK

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UPC330929477644
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HIGH PERFORMANCE HEI DISTRIBUTOR, PONTIAC V-8

COMPLETE HEI DISTRIBUTOR

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PONTIAC TRANS AM HEI V-8 DISTRIBUTOR

This is a direct replacement for Pontiac Trans Am V-8 engines with HEI ignition. Beware of the Trans Am model equipped with 403 Oldsmobile engine. The Olds engine was used from approximately 1977 to 1981.

If you have one of these hybrid Trans Ams, then this distributor will NOT work. The tell tale to know if you have the Olds engine will be the fact that the oil fill tube is next to the water pump. The true Pontiac engine has the oil fill in the valve covers.

THIS UNIT COMES WITH WITH AN OEM STYLE BLACK TOP.

NO ONE OFFERS THE WARRANTY WE HAVE: LIFETIME, REGARDLESS OF STREET OR STRIP USE

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. You can replace your point style distributor with this. The difference in performance is dramatic, to say the least.

HEI Installation instructions.

1. Unpack the distributor carefully and inspect it for possible shipping damage. Inspect again after removing the cap.

2. If the distributor to be replaced has not already been removed from the engine, mark the #1 plug wire terminal on the distributor and remove its cap. (On GM HEI distributor, unplug the pickup to coil harness from the cap.) Do not remove the plug wires at this time. Crank or manually rotate the engine until the rotor blade aims at the #1 plug wire terminal. Note this point for future reference.

3. Find the connector in the wiring from the distributor to the ignition switch, and unplug it.

4. Note the exact position of the vacuum advance canister. Put a reference mark on the engine or firewall so that the new distributor may be easily installed in the same position.

5. Loosen and remove the distributor hold-down bolt and clamp. Lift the old distributor out, noting the position of the rotor in relation to a fixed point as it is removed. If the engine had been running within the past few minutes, the distributor housing may be hot and coated with hot engine oil. Wrap a shop towel around the distributor to avoid burning your hands and dripping oil.

6. Lower the new distributor into position. The rotor should be aimed at the same fixed point as was the rotor of the old distributor as it is inserted, and the vacuum canister aligned with the reference mark. After the new distributor has been lowered into place, you may find that it hasn’t seated firmly against the support boss. This indicates that the lower end of the distributor shaft is not properly aligned with the oil pump drive rod. Do not attempt to force the distributor into position.

7. Hold a very slight downward pressure against the distributor. If the distributor was not fully seated, manually rotate the engine until the distributor drops down into place.

8. With the distributor properly seated, tighten the hold-down bolt just enough so that the distributor is held in place but can still be rotated with a little effort. Again, make sure that the vacuum canister is aligned with the reference mark.

9. Remove the plug wires one at a time from the old cap and install them in the corresponding positions of the new one. After all wires have been transferred, verify that the wire in the terminal post that is aligned with the rotor leads to number one cylinder. If you are unsure of cylinder number position or firing order, this information can be found in the service manual that covers your particular engine. Put on the distributor cap.

10. Reconnect the wiring leading from the distributor to the ignition switch. On GM HEI distributors, plug the pickup lead connector into the new distributor cap.

11. Connect timing light. Start the engine and allow it to warm up sufficiently to idle smoothly. It may be necessary to rotate the distributor (either clockwise or counter-clockwise) before a smooth idle can be achieved. If the engine will not idle smoothly, the firing order may be incorrect, or the rotor may not have been properly aligned during installation. Consult a service manual for corrective procedure.

12. Consult the appropriate service manual to determine the factory-recommended initial timing and idle speed. Set initial spark timing with the vacuum advance line disconnected and plugged. Advancing timing two to four degrees from the factory setting will usually provide improved performance and fuel economy. However, timing advance beyond factory specification may result in detonation, which can cause engine damage. Listen carefully. If you hear the engine knocking or pinging, retard initial timing as required to eliminate it.

13. If you are converting from points to HEI, be sure that the your new unit is supplied with a full 12 volt power source. All point systems had a ballast resister that reduced voltage to around 6-8 volts. These resistors were usually in the wire harness coming from the ignition switch, and this must be eliminated. Test your power source to be sure your feeding the new HEI unit a full 12 volts with the engine running. You will also need a spade terminal to tap your power source into the new unit. You can find such terminals at any auto supply. See our other listings for many HEI accessories.

LIFETIME WARRANTY, UNLIMITED MILEAGE!

THIS IS THE COMPLETE DISTRIBUTOR BODY- SHAFT, GEAR, COIL, CAP, ROTOR BUTTON, VACUUM ADVANCE COVER.

Read some of our past feedback on those that have purchased this unit, and you will be convinced of its quality and value.

THIS IS THE NEWEST VERSION ON THE MARKET.

BRAND NEW IN THE BOX. FIRST LINE ITEM.

We have sold this same unit at our store for several years, and have many high performance engines in this area running this unit. The only difference is this is a much improved model.

We are in the performance business.

CALL FOR APPLICATION INFO, 877-383-5152.

This distributor will fit most V-8 Pontiac engines from around 67 on into the HEI era. It will fit earlier model engines equipped with point style distributors.

Fire wall clearance may be an issue on some early model cars, but we have found many to fit with good clearance.

  • Fully CNC Machined - Polished Housing
  • Adjustable vacuum advance canister to improve economy while cruising
  • Premium caps with brass terminals, and a low-saturation Ignition module
  • High Output Coil which produces 65,000 volt spark through to 7,500 RPM
  • 4340 Chromoly Steel bottom Gear, for use with cast and Steel Billet Cams
  • It also offers true spark alignment for instantaneous response at high RPM

We offer a LIFETIME warranty on this distributor.

It would not be practical to re-install an old distributor back into your engine if you are overhauling it.

Here are a few problems you are most likely to encounter, when using an old distributor:

  • Excessive end shaft play
  • Bushing wear
  • Weak coil, worn or cracked cap and button
  • Weak module
  • Corrosion buildup
  • Weakened advance springs
  • Gear wear

If going 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 of the things that most old distributors have going on with them. For the low cost of a complete brand new one, it just makes little sense to use the original 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. The Super Coil on the distributor produces 65,000 volts. This is much more than the oem model. All car makers have dramatically improved the ignition systems on cars and trucks. This is an indication of how important good ignition is to an engine.

Important Note.

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.

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Customer Reviews

  1. From ebay user e***a

    Good auction.SPEEDY payer.All good with zero issues.Like its supposed to be.A+

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  2. From ebay user u***t

    fast shipper, great seller thank you AAAA++++

    Reviewed by u***t on Nov. 23, 2016, 6:35 a.m. | Permalink

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