Posts Tagged ‘Mallory Ignition’

Mallory Performance E-Fire Electronic Chevrolet V8 Distributor with Comp 9000 Cap

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Mallory Performance introduces their E-Fire Electronic Chevrolet V8 Distributor with Comp 9000 Cap. Unlike some competitors, Mallory’s E-Fire Distributor Series do not require an external ignition box. Full electronic timing control – both RPM and vacuum based is available. There are seven preprogrammed custom advance curves or you can design your own using free Windows-based software. (more…)

The W Returns – Building a Chevy 409-CID “W” engine

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

In 1961, Chevrolet introduced the new “W” engine, an enlarged and truly performance version of the 348-CID engine that had gone before. The 409 was the stuff of legends and was available in big bodied Chevys from 1961 through early 1965 when it was replaced by the first of the Mark IV big-blocks. Immortalized by the Beach Boys, who created the song “409” to sing its praises, the 409 was true to the hype of the car offered in a number of horsepower levels and with camshafts and carburetors appropriate for the ponies it generated. (more…)