Ignition Upgrade For Jeep 304 & 360 CID V-8 AMC Engines. Berkeley | Back to FSJ Wagoneer Ignition Upgrade For Jeep 304 & 360 CID V-8 AMC Engines Main Upgrade Information | High Performance Upgrade ExplanationsTips, Tricks & Troubleshooting | 1977 and Older Vehicles | Part Numbers *1977 And Older 304 & 360 CID V-8 Engines With The Delco Breaker Points Style Distributor.
You have three choices: 1. Upgrade to the Motorcraft distributor & DuraSpark ignition module, and add the upgrades described above for the Motorcraft distributor. 2. Ignition Upgrade For Jeep 304 & 360 CID V-8 AMC Engines. Berkeley | Back to FSJ Wagoneer Ignition Upgrade For Jeep 304 & 360 CID V-8 AMC Engines Main Upgrade Information | High Performance Upgrade ExplanationsTips, Tricks & Troubleshooting | 1977 and Older Vehicles | Part Numbers The Distributor Cap Base lifts up the distributor cap, and puts more physical distance between the high spark energies and the grounded internals of the distributor.
This helps stop spark energies going to ground and causing misfires. The Taller Rotor serves the same purpose, and keeps spark energy from being lost to the distributor shaft like the GM HEI has a real problem with. The Wider Distributor Cap physically moves the high voltage terminals apart to help stop crossfire inside the cap. The Spark Plug Wires are designed to manage the much higher voltages of the high- energy ignition coils, and have much better boot designs at both the distributor cap and at the spark plugs. Change the centrifugal advance springs to some Mr. Ignition Upgrade For Jeep 304 & 360 CID V-8 AMC Engines. Berkeley | Back to FSJ Wagoneer Ignition Upgrade For Jeep 304 & 360 CID V-8 AMC Engines Main Upgrade Information | High Performance Upgrade ExplanationsTips, Tricks & Troubleshooting | 1977 and Older Vehicles | Part Numbers Source: Modifications are largely formatting and non-technical.
Some additional part numbers and prices from NAPA have been added. The Jeep 304 & 360 CID AMC V-8 from 1978 to 1990 are eligible for this upgrade. There are three upgrades listed below:1. ABOUT THE MOTORCRAFT DISTRIBUTOR The Motorcraft distributor type is one of the most dependable ever released from the factory. WHAT JEEP WAS UP TO Jeep used the small 'well' type distributor cap, short rotor, low energy ignition spark plug wires and low output ignition coil to save money. BEFORE WE START The below described upgrades use as many stock, off the shelf parts, as possible, so they can be replaced at any parts store. 1. WHAT GETS REMOVED: Stock Jeep Parts To Remove: Distributor Cap, Rotor, and Spark Plug Wires.
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You can edit this article right now. Just click the "edit" tab at the top of this page, or click one of the  links to the right of an article section. For more info, see Help:Editing pages.  Overview When completely rewiring a vehicle there are a few things that must be determined beforehand.  Scratch-built harness If you intend to scratch-build your harness, will need a few things from the garage: A pair of sawhorses One or two 4 X 8 Sheets of 1/4 or 1/2 inch plywood. If you have a two-car garage you can afford to tie up for a few days, set your sawhorses up next to the vehicle to be wired, and join and place your plywood on top of them.
 Tools and supplies Here is what is required for the job:  If soldering:  Harness removal  Installation of the new harness. ReWire.pdf.