PerTronix Distributor with Ignitor 3 Ignition Module - Billet

D7180810
PerTronix Distributor with Ignitor 3 Ignition Module - Billet
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The Pertronix Billet Flame Thrower Distributor with Ignitor 3 Electronic Ignition Module can be used on all VW Type 1,2 & 3 Carbureted Engines. The Flame Thrower Performance Distributor has all of the great aspects of the popular Bosch 009 & 050 distributors and a show quality billet aluminum body. The Ignitor 3 Ignition module inside the flame thrower distributor ensures fast starts, better performance nd economy along with a built in REV limiter and multiple spark output.

Note, Suppression or Spiral wound spark plug wires must be used with the Ignitor, solid core plug wires will cause electronic interference!

The PerTronix Ignitor 3 must be used with a low resistance .32 Ohm, 45000 Volt Coil.
Either the PerTronix 45K Volt Black Coilor the PerTronix 45K Volt Chrome Coilare designed for use with Ignitor 3.

This distributor will not work with fuel injected engines.

Male Cap Terminal, Suppression or Spiral wound spark plug wires must be used with the Pertronix Billet Ignitor 3 Distributor! Solid core plug wires will cause electronic interference.

PerTronix Flame Thrower Distributor with Ignitor 3 Electronic Ignition Features:

-Adjustable Mechanical Advance curve for great drive-ability and performance
-Mechanical Advance Limiting Adjustment
-Upper Roller Bearing & Lower Oil Impregnated Bushing
-An ignition box inside your distributor
-Multiple spark throughout the entire RPM Range
-Adjustable high resolution REV limiter is accurate to +/- 50 RPM
-Increased voltage to your spark plugs for longer spark plug life
-More horsepower and better fuel economy
-No moving parts to wear out
-Sealed for protection against dirt, oil, grease and moisture
-Stable timing for a "set it and forget it" ignition timing adjustment
-Adaptive dwell control maintains energy throughout the RPM range
-Reduces engine mis-fires
-Averages 4 times more spark output between 3K and 5K RPM
-Automatically adjusts timing at high RPM to compensate for electronic delay
-Senses engine start up for increased output and easier starts
-Built-in Reverse Polarity Protection


Unless you have a tachometer (gauge), the distributor should be the only item connected to the negative (“1” or “-“) side of the ignition coil.

Distributor with Points

Distributor Diagram for Points

If your distributor only has one (most commonly green) wire, it has points and a condenser. Connect the wire from the condenser to the negative side of the coil.

Distributor with Electronic Ignition

Distributor Diagram for Electronic Ignition

If your distributor only has two wires (most commonly a black and a red wire) it has an electronic ignition. Connect the black wire from the electronic ignition to the negative side of the coil. The red wire from the electronic ignition will connect to the positive side (“15” or “+“) of the coil. Most importantly - the coil will have other black wires on the positive side which are “key hot” wires. It may look odd, but hooking up the black wire from the electronic ignition with the other black wires on the positive side of the coil will fry the electronic points.

(Note, the negative connection on the coil should never be connected to ground. Doing so will ground out the coil and it will not operate.)


California Prop 65 Warning: Cancer and Reproductive Harm
Please Note:The information listed below is for stock, unmodified VW's manufactured for sale in the US. VW's are commonly modified and very often parts from another year VW may have been installed on your car. California Pacific JBugs is not responsible for any errors if your car has been modified in any way.
VW Beetle
Sedan
1954 - 1977
Ragtop
1954 - 1963
Sunroof
1964 - 1977
Convertible
1954 - 1970
VW Super Beetle
Sedan
1971 - 1975
Convertible
1971 - 1979
VW Karmann Ghia
Coupe
1956 - 1974
Convertible
1957 - 1974
VW Type II (Bus)
Bus
1955 - 1979
Single Cab
1955 - 1979
Double Cab
1958 - 1979
1981 - 1982
VW Type 3
Squareback
1962 - 1973
Notchback
1962 - 1973
Fastback
1966 - 1973
VW Thing
Thing
1973 - 1974

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