The Pertronix Flame Thrower SVDA Distributor with Ignitor 3 Electronic Ignition Module can be used on all VW Type 1,2 & 3 Carbureted Engines provided you have a source for the vacuum advance. The SVDA is a Single Vacuum, Dual Advance distributor with a vacuum advance for smooth acceleration off idle and a mechanical advance for higher RPM operation. The Ignitor 3 Ignition module inside the flame thrower distributor ensures fast starts, better performance and economy along with a built in REV limiter and multiple spark output.
The PerTronix Ignitor 3 must be used with a low resistance .32 Ohm, 45000 Volt Coil
Either the PerTronix 45K Volt Black Coil
or the PerTronix 45K Volt Chrome Coil
are designed for use with Ignitor 3.
Also note, Suppression or Spiral wound spark plug wires must be used with the Ignitor 3, solid core plug wires will cause electronic interference!
This distributor will not work with fuel injected engines.
PerTronix Flame Thrower SVDA with Ignitor 3 Electronic Ignition Features:
-Vacuum Advance for smooth off idle acceleration
-Mechanical Advance for higher RPM performance
-Bosch Style Replacement Cap & Rotor so no need for specialty Tune-Up parts
-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
This distributor requires a vacuum hose to work properly. Don't forget to order Part Number: N203531
if you need a new 3.5mm vacuum hose.