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Re: Unilite for MGBs

To: Don Collins <>
Subject: Re: Unilite for MGBs
From: Chad Cooper <>
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 1999 14:04:00 -0500
Best thing I ever did, I haven't had a need to touch the thing in about three
years (the time I have had the conversion in) I suppose one day it will need a
cap and rotor, but they show no visible signs of wear or breakdown either...The
last 3 or 4 shows I went to everyone was very intrigued, like this was a new
thing, but it has been in the muscle car and VW world for many years.  This
makes my Daily Driver...much more daily drivable...

'72 B

Don Collins wrote:

> Sure is. I got it at a local parts place here in Austin for $140. Any local
> Mallory dealer can order it. The Mallory PN# is 517.(that seems kind of
> short compared to those bosch pn's!) Copy down the number off the side plate
> on the dizzy for reference.
> Don
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On
> Behalf Of Joe Short
> Sent: Thursday, July 29, 1999 12:50 AM
> To: Don Collins; James Nazarian Jr
> Cc: mgs
> Subject: RE: Spark Plugs for MGBs
> That Mallory unilite dizzy, is it an electronic conversion of the dual pints
> duzzy ? I have the Mallory dual point dizzy, and would love to convert it to
> electronic. If that is the case with yours, could you tell me what part and
> where to obtain it ? I'd really apreciate it.
> Thanks,
> Joe
> '75 B Roadster.
> >===== Original Message From "Don Collins" <> =====
> >Hey guys,,
> > I bought these plugs last week. The part # is 4477. This is the one that
> is
> >used for the VW. About 1 month ago I called Bosch(1-800-521-5462) to see
> >about a cross reference to the WR7DP Bosch plugs I have been running for
> >years and they said the new charts are due out at the end of July.
> According
> >to Bosch these charts will include references to older cars.
> > How have these plugs worked? I tried them when they first came out in my
> VW
> >Passat VR6 and I loved them. As for the B, I am really please so far. Yes I
> >do notice a difference but then again I am running a 2L engine with a
> >Mallory Unilight dizzy and Street coil. Will these go into my 78B that I
> >have built up stock? Probably not for the Regular Borsch are just fine in
> >that engine.
> >I hope the part #'s help. Oh I forgot... I got them at AutoZone..
> >
> >Don Collins
> >70B
> >78B
> >72BGT
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: []On
> >Behalf Of James Nazarian Jr
> >Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 1999 11:18 AM
> >To: Joe Short
> >Cc: mgs
> >Subject: RE: Spark Plugs for MGBs
> >
> >
> >I don't know the size/model but any parts store can get them for an 88
> >cabriolet.  I just brought my car back from Ohio to Colorado so I can
> >check the #'s tonight and let you know tomorrow, but as I said any parts
> >store can get them simply by telling them what they came from.
> >
> >James Nazarian
> >'71 B roadster
> >'74 BGT bastardization with big alluminum heart :)

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