Will GM HEI Distributor work - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > CJ Jeep Forum > CJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today



Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 02-01-2016, 12:34 AM   #1
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Middle TN.
Posts: 24
pongo is on a distinguished road
Will GM HEI Distributor work

I was looking for a non point Distributor for my 73 inline 6, and by the pictures, it looks like an HEI out of a Chevy 292 will fit. I know the jeep distributor takes the same the Petronix part number as the Chevy Delco unit. Any advice on this ? Looking to buy Davis unified ignition Distributor if nothing else cheaper works.
pongo is offline   Quote
Old 02-01-2016, 12:47 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Middle TN.
Posts: 24
pongo is on a distinguished road
found my own answer

found answer to my own question THanks

pongo is offline   Quote
Old 02-02-2016, 09:10 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
deanp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Evans Co
Posts: 483
deanp is on a distinguished road
Search for Team Rush ignition upgrade. There is a great article on the jeep forum about this. I have a 74 and was told the HEI dizzy from a 76 blazer with the I-6 engine will work, just need to swap the cam gear with your factory gear to keep from having cam wear problems. Will need mid 90's Jeep 4.0L wires with that. Plan to do the same upgrade myself this spring. I love buying parts for older Jeeps, Always fun to ask for this ford part and that chevy part and when the parts kid asks what your working on you say a Jeep. I have heard good things about the DUI systems also. Can also purchase dizzy, cap, rotor, coil and wires you need at the local Napa store for about $225
deanp is offline   Quote
 
Old 05-02-2016, 12:20 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Eastern michigan
Posts: 136
87moneypit is on a distinguished road
Summit racing makes a house brand hei for $ 150 cap included with adjustable vaccum advance and it has the correct gear on it. Cheaper than davis. I put one in my 4.2 yj. They also sell spring and flyweight kit's for around $20 so you can fine tune the advance curve for more power and better fuel economy. The davis might be closer on the curve out of the box but i doubt it. The only other reason the davis costs more is the hotter coil. Most fail to realize the coil will only use the extra voltage under high load conditions. Not all the time . It only uses the minimum voltage it needs to jump the plug gap. The overpriced over marketed high output coil manufacturer's aint going to tell you that. Any beginner's auto class at any college will teach it though . I'm not trying to bash davis. I'm just saying as an ase certified tech I've seen a lot. You know a certain brand of shoes will make anyone a pro basketball player too.
87moneypit is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:17 AM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC
« Back

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner