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Re: Electronic Dist conversion / 1957 Desoto Firedome

From: Chris


I put a Pertronix in my 58 Saratoga with a 354. They don't make a kit for mine either, but you can modify the adapter plate on the Pertronix unit like I did.

I bought the kit that is listed for all 60's single point mopars. Took me about an hour and with my Dremel motor my 354 distributor is now electronic.

But due to the modification, the original will never be points again. But it runs great and starts much easier. Worth it in my book.

I got the 40,000 volt coil as well, total price was 100 bucks from Summit racing.


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