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Re: Spitfire Mallory distributor

To: John Peacock <>
Subject: Re: Spitfire Mallory distributor
From: Martin Libhart <>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 10:37:43 -0600
Cc: Triumph List <triumphs@Autox.Team.Net>
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John Peacock wrote:

> Does anyone know of a if a distributor for a 1976 Spitfire will fit in a
> 1970.  The reason I ask is that Vic. Brit. has a Mallory dist for 75-80 and
> that is it.  I thought the distributor hole was the same.  Can anyone
> enlighten me.   I am buying a Spitfire of 1970 and had the Mallory dist. in
> another Spit at one time and liked the results.  Also does anyone know
> where I can get a MSD ignition system?
> Thanks in advance
> John Peacock


The 70 Spit had a 1296cc engine, vs. the larger motor in the 76 model year.
So, not sure about the distributor swap.

The Roadster Factory shows MSD Ignition Systems in their latest catalog.  Not
sure about current availability, though.

Martin Libhart

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