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VW Type I (air cooled) Billet distributor requires an MSD 6 ignition

Using technology gained from building distributors for off-road and NASCAR racers, MSD offers this Billet Distributor for the popular Type 1 engine. A maintenance-free magnetic pick-up is responsible for triggering the MSD Ignition.

  • Designed as a performance upgrade for VW Type I air cooled engines
  • Maintenance-free magnetic pickup and precision reluctor create stable trigger signals throughout the rpm range
  • Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
  • CNC machined billet aluminum housing and Dupont Rynite base
  • Polished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing
  • Advance plate and weights are fine blanked from chrome moly steel and QPQ coated for friction reduction
  • Mechanical advance assembly can be locked out for crank trigger systems
  • Advance weight pins are staked and tig welded to the plateo Nylon pads ensure smooth operation of the advance weights
  • Must be used with an MSD Ignition Control
  • Supplied with bolt down distributor cap and rotor
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