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Old 07-17-2019, 06:27 PM   #1
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Default help with Mallory Unilite Distributor

I just purchased a Mallory Unilite and discovered it is 12 volt only. Not wanting to convert to 12 volts, I went to Holley's web site and discovered I can buy new points, condenser, and rotors for this unit. The only issue is that the unilite setup does not have a point cam on the shaft. Can I add a cam? where do I get one? Holley does not seem to offer one...


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Old 07-18-2019, 05:46 AM   #2
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Don't know anything about them. Does it say 12 volts?
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Old 07-18-2019, 06:54 AM   #3
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Don't know anything about them. Does it say 12 volts?

It doesn't. Everything I've read indicates 12 volt supply is required.
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Old 07-18-2019, 10:25 AM   #4
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You could get a 6V to 12V converter.
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Old 07-18-2019, 11:30 AM   #5
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I would try and use points and condenser. I currently have a unilite and it starts fine but won't run under full throttle. I know of others that have had trouble with unilite.
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Old 07-18-2019, 11:54 AM   #6
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I just got off the phone with Mallory. This distributor cannot be converted to points, at least that's what tech support says. Any one need a Unilite???
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Old 07-18-2019, 01:24 PM   #7
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I wonder if it could be converted to pertronix, they have 6 volt units.
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Old 07-18-2019, 01:43 PM   #8
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That may be worth a shot....
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