Ford HEI Distributor .I made this video to show you my ford HEI distributor. These are made with a HEI ,Chevy style top and a ford distributor bottom. I wanted this so it would be easy to water proof.With a regular Ford distributor it is harder to water proof because of the coil wire.
Distributor Installation Tips
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depth to make sure you don't cause premature wear to either your
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How to Install Accel HEI Corrected Distributor Cap Video - Pep Boys
Pep Boys presents: How to quickly install the 8141R, Accel's HEI Corrected
distributor cap that organizes your spark plug wires by correcting the
1. The first thing you want to do is to disconnect the pigtail connector
from the HEI, and pull your coil cover off.
2. Take your coil out of the HEI. Remember where the ground strap goes.
3. Lift out the coil, pull flag connectors and save your ground strap,
grommet and carbon brush.
4. Mark your number one cylinder and make sure your rotor is lined up.
5. Then you can take the HEI cap off.
6. Make sure you are lined up pointing to number one cylinder.
7. Put the new HEI cap on and screw down.
8. Put the coil back in with carbon brush, washer, ground strap, coil
positive and coil negative.
9. Screw coil back down into cap.
10. Put coil cover back on and screw in place.
11. Plug the coil back in with pigtail.
12. The firing order 1357 the same on the even bank 2468.
13. Hook up number 1 then 3, 5 and 7. You can see that the wires are coming
straight off the cap with no chance of cross arcing.
The Accel 8141R HEI Corrected distributor cap is available at your
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Wiring the power for the HEI distributor
Well pretty much what the title says haha!
Its really hard to do videos off the top of your head and it really shows
in this one. I for get what electrical tape is called haha.
How a distributor works REAL EASY TO UNDERSTAND!!!!
How an HEI distributor works in laymans terms....how an automotive ignition
system works.. How a coil works. How an ignition module works. Engineering
Explained . Cap and rotor. Primary and secondary sides explained!!
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1976 Ford F-250 4x4 Highboy FE 390 Cold Start Billet HEI
Below freezing cold start of my '76 Ford F-250 factory highboy. FE 390
Moderate lift RV cam, Thorley headers straight back through 26" glass
packs, 75,000 volt HEI Billet custom distributor with MSD racing wires,
Powermaster 140 amp field wired alternator with all primary wire replace
with 10 AWG fine stranded marine shore power wiring.
Battery positive lead is a #1 AWG from battery to a new marine one wire
solenoid where a #2 AWG marine cable finishes to the starter. Carburetion
is a 1968 Holley reman 2 bbl for a 302 with just the vacuum advance which
eliminates the return retard system originally incorporated into the 1976
smog scheme and delivers ample fuel for my needs. Timing set at 8 degrees
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4 pin HEI distributor test
I lost spark in the old Chevelle last week. I am pretty sure the module
went bad. That kinda surprises me since it is a relatively new unit from
Summit Racing. I had this one laying around and decided to bench test it
and why not put it on YouTube. I am glad this one works so I can get her
back on the road for no money if needed. I may just switch out the module
for now and call it good. Although, MSD is looking pretty good to me right