Frequently Asked Questions

What type of gear is supplied on Flame-Thrower distributors.
Flame-Thrower distributors that utilize a gear, are equipped with harden steel gears. Depending on the application they range in hardness from 45C-55C Rockwell.   These gears are generally compatible with flat tappet and hydraulic camshafts. For street roller and billet roller camshafts consult the camshaft manufacture for recommended distributor gear materiel.  PerTronix offers bronze distributor gears for the most common applications. 

 Last updated Wed, Aug 31 2016 3:01pm

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