Y block ignition part numbers

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Y block ignition part numbers

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Sorry, asking to be spoon fed here, but have picked up a 64 F100 with 292. Driving the wheels off it, takes nerves of steel with a 58yr old steering box on dodgy rural back roads. Dont know the first thing about Y-blocks, except they make a beautiful noise. After part numbers for a 292 dizzy cap, rotor and points before I walk into Repco and deal with a youngster behind the counter. Cheers Mick F
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Re: Y block ignition part numbers

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Doctor Google says -


... About 1959 the ball bearing breaker plate was replaced with a hinged plate which pivots on a single pin. The vacuum advance arm is curved. These units use the same points, cap and rotor as the '57-'59 units and later 289-302.

No guarantee - See if they look the same

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Re: Y block ignition part numbers


To save messing around with points. There are now modern Hei Distributors available, ready to run and set timing and forget. "ProFlow for one is available in OZ for Y Blocks for under $200. I upgraded our 289 powered Fords with HEI units that use a common Bosch Module. or if you want to retain the original and improve it. Look for a "Pertronix" points replacement item. Just bolt in replacing the mechanical points and a magnetic sleeve over the dist rotor cam does the switching.
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