Click to enlargeMSD Pro Billet Small Diameter Distributor

MSD 8579 Pro-Billet small diameter distributor.

Fits Ford 289 and 302 engines.

Special compact housing designed to be less obtrusive.

The diameter of the special cap is 5/8" smaller than a stock Ford distributor providing extra room in front of the engine.

Cap features spark plug style terminals and is firmly screwed down to the housing.

Race proven magnetic pickup.

Precision reluctor assembly is turned by a hardened steel shaft which rides in a sealed ball bearing for high rpm stability and endurance.

Mounted to the top of the shaft is a fully adjustable mechanical advance assembly.

The rate at which the chrome moly assembly advances the timing is easily controlled by changing the supplied advance springs and stop bushing for total advance.

Supplied with cap and rotor.

TECH NOTE: Must be used with an MSD 6A or 6AL ignition control.


MSD 8579 Pro Billet distributor 389 302 small diameter distributor MSD-8579$301.97

Click to enlargeMSD 8223 Coil for MSD 8579 Distributor
MSD 8223 Blaster 3 ignition coil.

Designed for use with the MSD 8579 distributor shown above.

Extra tall tower design to improve the coil wire attachment and spark isolation.

Supplied with a 90 degree terminal and boot.

Turns ratio is 100:1.

Primary resistance is .7 ohms.

Secondary resistance is 4.5K ohms.

Inductance is 8 MH.

Maximum voltage is 45,000 volts.

Peak current is 140 MA.

Spark duration is 350 US.

If you are looking to upgrade your stock coil or want to complement the performance of your MSD 6 Series Ignition, the Blaster 3 coil is the right choice.

8579-MSD-8223$54.97
Click to enlargeMSD 6A for MSD 8579 Distributor
MSD Digital 6A Ignition Control.

Designed for use with the MSD 8579 distributor shown above.

Wiring is routed out one end of the unit through a sealed and locking connector.

This eases installation and keeps your wiring looking neat and clean.

Built in LED for systems check.

Includes wiring harness and components needed for installation.

Works with 4, 6 or 8 cylinder engines with a 12 volt negative electrical system.

Accepts trigger signals from points, amplifier or magnetic pickups.

CD Voltage Output to Coil: 520-540 V

Current Draw: 0.7 amps per 1,000 rpm

Spark Output (millijoules): 135-145 Millijoules

Minimum Operating Voltage: 12 V

Maximum Operating Voltage: 15 V

Length (in): 8.000 in.

Height (in): 2.250 in.

Width (in): 4.000 in.

Warranty: 1-year

8579-MSD-6201$219.97
Click to enlargeMSD 6AL for MSD 8579 Distributor
MSD 6425 Digital 6AL ignition control.

Designed for use with the MSD 8579 distributor.

Rev limiter on top with rotary dials to set rev limit in 100 rpm increments.

Protect your engine from overrev damage.

No rev chips to buy.

Wiring is routed out one end of the unit through a sealed and locking connector. Eases installation and keeps your wiring looking neat and clean.

Built in LED for systems check.

Includes wiring harness and components needed for installation.

Works with 4, 6 or 8 cylinder engines with a 12 volt negative electrical system.

Accepts trigger signals from points, amplifier or magnetic pickups.

CD Voltage Output to Coil: 520-540 V

Current Draw: 0.7 amps per 1,000 rpm

Spark Output (millijoules): 135-145 Millijoules

Minimum Operating Voltage: 12 V

Maximum Operating Voltage: 15 V

Length (in): 8.000 in.

Height (in): 2.250 in.

Width (in): 4.000 in.

Warranty: 1-year

8579-MSD-6425$254.97
Click to enlargeMSD Spark Plug Wires for MSD 8579 Distributor
MSD Super Conductor spark plug wires.

For use with the MSD 8579 distributor shown above.

8.5 mm insulated.

Copper alloy conductor with a resistance value of less than 50 ohms per foot for superior spark at the plugs.

Ferro-magnetic impregnated core creates an effective EMI choke.

Forty feet of conductor is wound into a single foot of wire for high EMI suppression.

Conductor core features Dupont Kevlar material for increased tensile strength.

Durable outer sleeve is a proprietary compound for resistance to high heat or abrasion.

Red in color with grey boots.

Custom fit wires, pre-assembled, ready for installation.

8579-MSD-31329$99.97

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