Crossfire HEI distributor caps...anyone use one ? - Team Camaro Tech
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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Sep 27th, 01, 11:53 PM Thread Starter
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Wanting to hear from someone that has used the Crossfire HEI caps. I would appreciate any comments.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Sep 28th, 01, 04:54 AM
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Yep... I have tried to use them on two different occasions. I wanted to clean up the wiring/look under the hood. The first one worked(?) for about a week before it started cross firing and the engine would hardly run. The second (replacement) cap was worse than the first. I put a regular HEI cap back on and it ran fine instantly.


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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Sep 28th, 01, 06:35 AM
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When I was running a GM HEI I used a cross fire cap and had no problems at all.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Sep 28th, 01, 07:18 AM
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i guess fletch had a true "crossfire" be honest, i don't see a need for one. properly routed, the wires on a regular HEI aren't too ugly.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Sep 29th, 01, 09:03 AM
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My experience was identical to that of Fletch. save your money.
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