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84ta406 04-07-2010 01:27 AM

Distributor help?
Well I'm wiring in the new MSD box and I really hate extending wires etc. I was wondering what you guys though about swapping the cap around 180* so a couple wires can reach. Anyone think theres any negatives?

The wires normally attach on the drivers side but I want to swap them to the pass. side. As long as I keep #1 where it was before it shouldnt matter right?

c4boom 04-07-2010 01:38 AM

I dont think they line up 100 % if you do that they may and if it does i think you will be ok but last i knew the cap was keyed

84ta406 04-07-2010 01:46 AM

I already fitted it and it does fit I was just wondering if anyone had some input not to do it etc.

I hate extending wires for 3-4" of extra wires when I dont hafta.

My84Z 04-07-2010 02:11 AM

like I said on rekless as long as the wires are in the same place you are good.

Batman 04-07-2010 02:14 AM


Originally Posted by My84Z (Post 15307)
like I said on rekless as long as the wires are in the same place you are good.

X2, car doesn't know which way the cap is facing, just make sure the wires are in the same spot

84ta406 04-07-2010 02:20 AM

Thats what I figured, Just like to get a second opinion sometimes. Better safe than sorry.

84ta406 04-10-2010 12:28 AM

Well it doesnt work. The cap and distributor housing have a keyway for them to lock into each other. Ohh well I extended the wires.

DAWG 06-30-2010 07:50 PM

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