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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 13th, 01, 03:25 PM Thread Starter
 
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How can I change my opti-spark distributor to a regular distributor in my 94 camero?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 13th, 01, 04:04 PM
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You can't. there is no hole or mounting for the distibutor on the intake. the only way to do it, is to swap it to a carb manifold, like the LT4 crate motor. that would be a total waste of an LT1 though.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 13th, 01, 04:06 PM
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You can't-no provision for installing a rear mounted distributor on the late model LT1/4 engines.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 13th, 01, 04:45 PM
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What exactly is the omni-spark? Is it driven by something like a gear? Does the LT-1 block have a hole for this?
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 13th, 01, 05:26 PM
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The opti spark is a distributor that is camshaft driven in the front of the motor. Electromotive makes a complete ignition system to do away with it. http://www.emi.cc/
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 13th, 01, 05:45 PM
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Does the late model LT1 even have a distributor gear on the camshaft if you were to swap manifolds?

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