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MSD Ignition Conversion Kit (1979 5.0L; 83-85 5.0L)

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      Product Information

      Features, Description, Q&A, Specs & Installation


      • Ignition Conversion Kit
      • Converts Distributor/Coil to Coil-Per-Plug
      • Preprogrammed Timing Maps
      • Fully Programmable
      • Individual Cylinder Timing
      • Built-in 2.5 bar MAP Sensor for Boosted Applications
      • On-Board Data Acquisition
      • Easy-to-Use MSDview Software
      • Fits 1979 5.0L and 1983-1985 5.0L Ford Mustang Models


      Direct Ignition. The MSD Direct Ignition System (DIS) controller will greatly simplify the conversion of conventional distributor-type engines to a Coil-Per-Plug configuration. The benefits of this conversion include the elimination of distributor cap and rotor wear, reduced spark energy losses caused by long spark plug wires, and the ability to optimize your ignition tuning parameters.

      Programmable. Fully Programmable 2D and 3D Timing maps provide complete timing control with preprogrammed timing maps included. The integral 2.5 Bar MAP Sensor, and optional temperature sensor input, mean you get the most power and reliability out of your Naturally Aspirated or Forced Induction engine combination. Nitrous-fed engines benefit from the included Step Retard feature. Individual Cylinder Timing (ICT) allows precise tuning.

      Ideal for Racers. Drag racers will appreciate the 2-Step Rev Limiter and Launch Retard features. Real-time DIS configuration and tune-up changes are a snap with easy-to-use MSDView software.

      Data Monitoring and Logging. Thanks to the real-time monitor feature of MSDView, and 8 MB of internal data storage in the DIS controller, data monitoring and logging have never been easier.

      Installation. The clearly labeled wiring harness, along with a full line of supporting components and accessories, take the difficulty and guesswork out of converting traditional distributor-type engines to a modern and efficient Coil-Per-Plug ignition system.

      Application. This MSD Ignition Conversion Kit is designed to fit 1979 5.0L and 1983-1985 5.0L Ford Mustang models.



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      Installation & What's in the Box

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      • (1) Ignition Conversion Kit

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