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Old 07-29-2012, 04:46 PM   #1
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Default Identify this mystery distributor

I just found this distributor, it looks like it will fit a V-8.
IT HAS DUAL POINTS AND THE CAP IS A DELCO REMY.
I can't find any manufacture names on the body.
the pictures do not do this part justice, it looks new!
Anyone have any clues
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Old 07-29-2012, 04:48 PM   #2
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Ford flathead , nice adapter made up by someone with a early delco slid into the adapter ......Nice piece !!!!!
Apears to be a two wire magnetic pulse unit , send us a couple pics of the insides . I can make it run with whatever you wish...
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Old 07-29-2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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Now that is different!
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Old 07-29-2012, 05:05 PM   #4
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Default mystery distributor more pictures

Here are a few more photos, i will have to take some of the inside
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Old 07-29-2012, 05:46 PM   #5
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Reminds me of a buddy's 40 Ford pickup that he had in the mid-50's. Buddy's Dad, a machinist, thought the Ford distributor was a 'pain', and he made an adaption to run a Delco off of what was then a current Buick V8. He put it right up there where it was in plain sight & easy to service. (This was before Chevy V8's, pre-55)
This looks like a very nice adaption - must be 'modern', if it's as Bubba guesses - mag pickup.
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Old 07-29-2012, 06:47 PM   #6
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Norm Frick??
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:03 PM   #7
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Anyone know how to get a hold of Norm Frick. I am looking to buy one of his dual distributor mounts. I have a set of elco twin spark heads and the distributor for them but would like to run one of Norm's dual mounts. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I like to get this flathead running sometime soon.
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Old 12-27-2012, 08:40 PM   #8
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If you Google Norm Frick there is several different ways to contact him.. Im jut notmsure any of thosenways still work.

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Old 12-28-2012, 04:22 AM   #9
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Judging by the shape of the casting it looks like it is using a pair of fairly large bevel gears, rather than the usual cam/distributor high helix gears. Might partly explain the relatively large diameter of the upper body.

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