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Identifying an OLD Mallory Distributor by Number??

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by CoalTownKid, Nov 13, 2005.

  1. CoalTownKid
    Joined: Mar 12, 2005
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    I was at a local indoor flea market and spotted an old Mallory Distributor, late 40's early 50s. The number on its side looked familiar but i can't seem to narrow it down to exactly which mallory Distributor this is and for what engine!!!!

    Here's the number:
    YC365HP

    If anyone knows,...please let me know. it doesn't look like the distributor on my GMC inline six but it IS old,....here's some pics of one on ebay I just saw that looks "almost" the same,...same top cap, etc.

    Thanks in advance.
    Jason
     

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  2. choptop30
    Joined: Jun 18, 2003
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    from Arkansas

    I can't help but have had the same question from time to time when I see them at swap meets and garage sales even. Once it gets past the YC 310 for a small block chevy I am lost on the rest.

    I would be great if someone on the HAMB here could post an old catalog with the application numbers for these neat old distributors.

    Don
     
  3. CoalTownKid
    Joined: Mar 12, 2005
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    aw,.... that would be great tech!!

    Jason
     
  4. jerry
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    From the looks of the shaft on that one it looks like a V8 chevy.


    jerry
     
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  5. tommy
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    Pretty sure it's a V8 Chevy of which there may be several numbers. I know they made tach drives for the Corvettes. I seem to remember the 348/409 dizzy looking like the SBC but being different but don't quote me on that. My catalog only goes up to 1953. It's newer than that.
     
  6. InjectorTim
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    i don't know about the numbers but the shaft looks like my SBC distributor.
     
  7. Paul
    Joined: Aug 29, 2002
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    can you post a picture of your distributor?

    showing a picture of some other distributor with a similar cap doesn't help...

    as much as the number..

    I don't have a catalog but when I google the number it comes up with
    Mopar V8
     
  8. straycat62
    Joined: Oct 8, 2005
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    from Indiana

    Hey thats my dizzy for sale on ebay. I recognize my kitchen table.I was looking at it saying I got one just like that. Hey that is mine.

    Heres the #'s for you Mallory Double Life Distributor. Its got dual points. PN YC-310-HP on tag
    Shaft # apb250 Body # 24100V Cap 4004 Rotor 4215
    Hope that helps you any.
     
  9. VintageIgnition
    Joined: Aug 31, 2005
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    VintageIgnition
    Alliance Vendor
    from ma

    Hi guys. Mallory YC-365-HP is for Mopar 440, 413 and 426 Hemi. Let me know if I can answer any more questions.

    Mike
     
  10. CoalTownKid
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    Thanks for the info. The fact is, i don't have the distributor,...that's why i had said that it was at a flea market that I went to. It was shoved on the side so i could go back and pick it up if it was worth it,.....hence the questions first.

    Jason
     
  11. CoalTownKid
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    LOL! :eek: small word huh!!??

    yeah I thank all you guys for the info on what I'm dealing with. I thought it was a for a later 50's engine. thanks guys!

    Jason
     
  12. Paul
    Joined: Aug 29, 2002
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    Paul
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    I thought you bought it at a flee market.

    if it was cheap go back and get it,
    it won't take up any space in the shop and you may find a use for it later,
    even as parts or swap material.
     
  13. 1962dodge
    Joined: Dec 10, 2013
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    1962dodge

    I have a Mollory Dual point dis with 1034601 on the tag. What's is it for?
    Looks like it's for a Mopar.
     
  14. HEATHEN
    Joined: Nov 22, 2005
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    from SIDNEY, NY

    It is. 361/383 style engine.
     
  15. porknbeaner
    Joined: Sep 12, 2003
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    I used to have a list of old mallory numbers but I can't find it. if you contact GMC Bubba he will be able to tell you for sure.
     
  16. HEATHEN
    Joined: Nov 22, 2005
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    HEATHEN
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    from SIDNEY, NY


    I think I just did.
     

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