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TLea

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distributor cap changeover
« on: January 24, 2023, 08:31:02 PM »
When did distributor caps change from just 1 to Autolite?

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Re: distributor cap changeover
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2023, 10:09:31 PM »
i had an original 1q67 set of wires still on the autolite cap and it was the small spaeced type autolite cap.

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Re: distributor cap changeover
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2023, 11:19:25 PM »
i had an original 1q67 set of wires still on the autolite cap and it was the small spaeced type autolite cap.

That would be good for cars/engines built after Dec 66 or Jan 67 and anytime till maybe May since supply of first quarter would continue in the system for a while after the production period? There is a hand full of FoMoCo/Autolite labeled parts that changed in the first half of 67 production.

Don't know if there is enough data/unrestored cars to document a specific time period but will look. Not just a Shelby thing so that helps a little  :)
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