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Unread 04-28-2013, 12:15 PM   #16
Oregon76CJ7
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Thank you very much for your time in posting all of this very helpful information.

I have a 1976 304 and I plan to upgrade using option 3.

I have a few questions:

1) What MSD CDI module to you most recommend as most reliable/best performing?
2) How do I know where to locate the notch in the distributor? I see the pictures, but there are no dimensions, is the location very critical or can it be ±2°?

Thanks again for taking the time to educate us all.

Regards,

Oregon76CJ7

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Unread 01-18-2014, 11:53 AM   #17
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CDI module I recommend is any of the basic units, they are all pretty much knock-offs of the original MSD 6 series units now days since the patent expired.

If I used a MSD unit, it would be the basic 6 series unit. NOT sealed up with epoxy, so they can be serviced if they fail, but the 'Marine' and Off Road units are epoxy sealed and you can't get them serviced.

The notch is in the distributor already, so is the screw hole, you just have to make the little metal tab or swipe one off a dead Ford unit.
Little metal tab, screw and you are in the money!
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Unread 02-20-2014, 07:05 PM   #18
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Looks like this is the cheapest upgrade now for the 290 304 360 401.


http://store.speedmaster79.com/p-375...r-red-cap.aspx


$53.99 shipped. I ordered mine last weekend and it was here today (thursday). No way can you purchase separate items cheaper and it is ready to go.
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Unread 02-20-2014, 07:23 PM   #19
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You'll get what you paid for, IMO.

Good luck,

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Unread 02-20-2014, 07:32 PM   #20
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That is what they say. I'll take the chance with the 1 year warranty offered with it though.
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Unread 02-20-2014, 09:57 PM   #21
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I'm still debating DUI..
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