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post #1 of 8 Old 04-21-2013, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
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What distributor can I use for this Howell setup?

I have the Ford ignition module that came with jeep.

Ignition Module part number: 1U2Z-12A199-AA

Without pulling the distributor, anyone know what distributor I would most likely have? I'd like to replace it but have no clue...

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post #2 of 8 Old 04-21-2013, 09:34 PM
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Your stock distributor would have been the Duraspark II, which was a Ford system. A picture would be the easiest way to identify what it is.
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dizzy pic. thanks!
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Yep, that's the Duraspark distributor.
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Google "Team Rush Upgrade" for a cheap way to improve the spark in your Duraspark dizzy.

With a little more effort, you can also customize the advance curve of that dizzy.

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Google "Team Rush Upgrade" for a cheap way to improve the spark in your Duraspark dizzy.

With a little more effort, you can also customize the advance curve of that dizzy.

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Matt, thanks for the advice.

Will the Team Rush Upgrade still apply for the fuel injection setup?

Is there a way you can extract out the information out of that thread?

I'm confused why I can't just buy another dizzy and install and go.

Thanks Matt!
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I'm confused why I can't just buy another dizzy and install and go.

Thanks Matt!
You can. I was just giving you a couple of cheaper options that will improve your existing system.

A lot of guys swear by the HEI system, but I've always had good luck with DS, so I stick with it.

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The teamrush upgrade is mainly a different cap,rotor, and coil that gives you a hotter spark and the larger cap helps to prevent crossfiring. It will work with Howell EFI as nothing really changes in terms of what the EFI system sees. All that the EFI system needs is a signal when it's creating a spark, so any electronic ignition system will work with it. If you change out your ignition module of a multiple spark module you would need a tach filter available from Howell, but that's about the only thing you would need to be concerned with ignition-wise.
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