post #1 of Old 05-24-2008, 04:18 AM Thread Starter
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which Distributors

D.U.I. (Davis Unified Ignition) for $379 or the HEI Billet Distributor for 99


what the difference

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post #2 of Old 05-24-2008, 08:59 AM
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Not a lot of differences...

The $99 one is sure to be full of 'Import' parts and the Chinese don't have a clue how to heat treat steel.
The cheaper ones are showing up with hardened drive gears that are killing camshaft gears in 30 miles...

How about reading this first,
http://www.junkyardgenius.com/igniti...EIcompair.html

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dead link. =(
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post #4 of Old 05-24-2008, 08:11 PM
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I bought the 99 dollar dist. and ended up paying another 99 dollars for new cam and dist. gears....plus 2 oil changes, gaskets, antifreeze and time with a broken jeep....that DUI look pretty cheep now.....but check out the Junkyard genius site....I like what he has printed....I am going with a MSD box and Ford HEI cap and rotor.... Oh ya I am one that got 30 miles from the 99 dollar Dist.

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