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HEI Distributors
Retro Rockets is an authorized PerTronix dealer.

GM Street-Strip HEI Distributors
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         Performance improvements over a stock GM HEI:


7500 + RPM capability, about 3000 RPM higher than 
a stock HEI.


Produces 67% more energy in the coil.


Spark breakdown time*  is 45% faster resulting in 
more accurate timing throughout the RPM range.
*The amount of time until the spark plug has enough voltage to spark.


Delivers twice the energy across the spark gap 
during a one millisecond burn time.


Increased spark duration and energy allow wider 
plug gaps (.050" - .055") increasing flame kernel growth.


Comes with two extra sets of centrifugal advance 
springs to allow you to customize your advance curve.


Adjustable Vacuum Advance lets you optimize part-throttle


Available in a fully machined finish as shown in picture for Chevy

Note:  If used with a crate engine having a roller cam or with an aftermarket billet roller cam, consult the manufacturer for drive gear requirements.

     The HEI distributors are larger in diameter than points distributors.  You must have about 1.5" clearance around your points distributor to avoid an interference when installing a PerTronix HEI distributor.

     The PerTronix HEI distributor can be used as a replacement for factory HEI units with 4 pin modules only.  It cannot be used in fuel injected engines that originally came with 7 pin modules.

Suppression-type spark plug wires required.  Do not use solid core wires.


Part Number


Black Cap Red Cap Blue
Chevy, all V8 except 348 and 409, cast finish D1000 D1001 D1002 $226.30
Chevy, all V8 except 348 and 409, machined D1050 D1051 D1052 $246.16
Olds V8 260, 330, 350, 400, 403, 425, 455 D1100 D1101 D1102 $243.52
Pontiac V8 301- 455 except Super Duty D1200 D1201 D1202 $243.52

Free Delivery in the USA.

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Retro Rockets, P.O. Box 200, Norfolk, CT 06058
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