How to Install a HEI Distributor in a Pontiac 350?

Answer General Motors used several types of distributors for their 350 engine. However, from 1975 through 1980, Pontiac Firebird became one of the models equipped with the High Energy Ignition (HEI) distr... Read More »

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How to Replace the Distributor in a Pontiac Grand Am?

The sporty Pontiac Grand Am went entirely distributorless with the 1999 models. For its 2.3L and 2.5L engines in earlier years, Pontiac used a High Energy Ignition (HEI) system that had a Direct Ig... Read More »

How to Install a Distributor?

A distributor is a sort of high-speed on/off switch that routes power from the engine's electrical-ignition coil to the spark plugs. The distributor in most engines connects to a gear on the camsha... Read More »

How Do I Install a GM HEI Distributor?

In order to install a GM HEI distributor into your vehicle, you need to properly adjust the engine so that the distributor will fit. Once the distributor is set, you will be able to connect all of ... Read More »

How to Install an HEI Distributor Cap?

The distributor cap on a General Motors HEI-equipped engine sits on top of the distributor and holds the spark plug wires. If the distributor cap cracks or otherwise becomes damaged, it can severel... Read More »