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Old 07-04-2020, 06:52 AM   #1
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After 18 years my 47 truck with the rabbit ear dristributor cap started giving me problems . So I want to go with the crab , so what are the best wires to use ,the present wires are stiff and have a mind of their own. Also what vender to use.? Thank You. Sunshine. We
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Old 07-04-2020, 10:35 AM   #2
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Hi Everyone. Sunshine, my go-to vendor is Michael Driskell. His contact info is here: https://thirdgenauto.com/contact-us/

Third Gen Automotive
Phone: 844-327-5988
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2600 Old Nashville Hwy
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He's treated me much better than I could expect and will have great parts. Give him a ring.
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Old 07-04-2020, 11:15 AM   #3
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Thanks Jeff how are you doing in these difficult days . Michael has already supplied me with the rotor I needed , his wires are stated as original equipment. Style . I have those already . They donít work well with the crab cap.Thank You BOB.
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Old 07-04-2020, 11:35 AM   #4
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Packard 440 and Rajah terminals from "The Brillman Company" are what I use.
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Old 07-04-2020, 12:51 PM   #5
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I know what you mean, based on your experience with the "rabbit" ears. If you don't care about originality, the crab is a lot more friendly to work with. On my '47, I found copper wires worked a lot better than the spiral carbon core. Might just be my ignition though!!
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Old 07-04-2020, 01:58 PM   #6
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Another vote for Packard 440 and Rajah clips.
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Old 07-04-2020, 02:52 PM   #7
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Another vote for Packard 440.
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Old 07-04-2020, 06:04 PM   #8
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I love that Brillman place. I've bought the 440 wire, all kinds of boots and clips from him. And 2/0 battery cable, cable ends, solder pellets, etc., etc. I like making my own stuff.
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Something like these...and fit well in the O'l crab.
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Something like these...and fit well in the O'l crab.
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