Chevy Big/Small Block V8 HEI Clear Distributor


  • Fits small block 262-400 and big block Mark IV 396-454
  • 65k volt internal coil
  • Vacuum advance adjustment tool and instructions included

Chevy Big/Small Block Clear Distributor

This HEI clear cap distributor is an excellent choice if you need a distributor cap for many Chevy big or small block engines. It has many applications, including fitments on 262-400 small block and big block Mark IV 396-454 Chevy engines. This is an all-in-one design with a single-wire hookup that makes for easy installation and features:

  • Clear cap design
  • 65k volt coil
  • Solid brass terminals
  • Mechanical and vacuum spark advancement
  • Steel dual bushing design
  • Engine applications: Chevy 350/383/400/396/454 …and more

This distributor cap is made to last. The cap is made from clear polycarbonate, which is very durable. It also provides the added entertainment of being able to see the sparks fly inside the cap. The lower housing is made from high-quality aluminum with hardened steel dual bushing construction. This high-output module has a high-spark 65,000-volt internal coil, solid brass terminals, and features an easy one-wire hookup. The modern mechanical and vacuum spark advancement ensures your spark will be precise and accurate.

What’s Included

Included with the distributor cap are installation instructions and the vacuum advance adjustment tool, so you can ensure your spark timing is just before TDC to ensure proper combustion.

Important Notes

Note: This distributor is designed for a 12 volt electrical system with an alternator. It is NOT compatible with a generator and cannot be used with a ballast resistor.

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Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 10 × 18 in

Trigger Style: Magnetic
Advance Type: Mechanical and Vacuum
Cap Style: Male
Mechanical Tach Drive: No
Slip Collar: No
Coil Included: Yes
Coil Type: Internal
Coil Output: 65,000 volts
Gear Material: Steel
Housing Material: Machined Aluminum
Ignition Box Required: No
Marine Use: No
Cylinders: 8
Included: Vacuum advance adjustment tool, installation instructions

Chevrolet Big Block V8 Gen. II (Mark IV)

  • 6.5 L / 396 in3
  • 6.6 L / 402 in3
  • 7.4 L / 454 in3

Chevrolet Small Block V8 Gen. I

  • 4.3 L / 262 in3
  • 4.3 L / 265 in3
  • 4.4 L / 267 in3
  • 4.6 L / 283 in3
  • 4.9 L / 302 in3
  • 5.0 L / 305 in3
  • 5.0 L / 307 in3
  • 5.4 L / 327 in3
  • 5.7 L / 350 in3
  • 6.6 L / 400 in3


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