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Distributor Identification Information

 

Bosch Distributors

Bosch Distributors have a condenser on the outside and normally have a brown cap and rotor

Bosch Distributors are fitted with left and right hand points Early cars up to 1968 use a cast distributor with 2 piece points

2 piece Right hand

Late Cars after 1968 use a alloy distributor with 1 piece points

1 piece Right hand

Late Cars after 1968 use a alloy distributor with 1 piece points

1 piece Left hand

 

 

Ford Distributors

Ford cars are fitted with 3 types of Distributor BOSCH, MOTORCRAFT and LUCAS

Bosch Distributors, see above

Bosch distributor cap

Motorcraft and Fomoco distributors have a rotor with a spring steel contact

Lucas Distributors normally have a black rotor as shown or "RED rotor", see also below

 

 

Lucas Distributors

Lucas DM2 Early will have DM2 stamped on the body.
The low tension wire will exit by a clip as shown.
Points will be held in with 2 screws.
May have a side or top entry cap.

Lucas DM2 Late will have DM2 stamped on the body.
The low tension wire will exit by a clip as shown.
Points will be held in with 1 screw.
May have a side or top entry cap.

Lucas 23/25D will have 25D stamped on the body.
The low tension wire will exit by a clip as shown.
May have a side or top entry cap.

Lucas 43/45D.
The low tension wire will exit through a small hole in
the body as shown.

Lucas 48D 59D As 45D but points will Blue

Lucas DM6

Lucas 22 / 25D6

Lucas 45D6

Lucas 35D8
Our kits are only suitable for Late type points when removed they will have a locating pin pointing downwards.

early type
late type

 

 

Mini A and A+ Distributors

Although the same ignition kits can be used Mini A and A+ complete distributors are not interchangeable

Mini A distributors (up to 1980) the distributor is held in with a pinch clamp with 2 bolts

Mini A+ the distributor is held in with a y clamp and 1 bolt