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Technical 292 Chevy Coil

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by jahawk, Oct 21, 2018.

  1. jahawk
    Joined: Jul 16, 2018
    Posts: 6

    jahawk

    I've got the early HEI set up with external coil. Is this coil anything special, can I replace it with your average Mallory coil?

    Thanks,
    Jim
     
  2. Driver50x
    Joined: May 5, 2014
    Posts: 24

    Driver50x
    Member

    What distributer do you have? If it’s an HEI, the coil should be mounted in the distributer cap.
     
  3. patzfab
    Joined: Dec 30, 2008
    Posts: 157

    patzfab
    Member
    from Canada

    I think there are 2 coils available, one of them requires a resistor, the other iirc, is for the HEI distributor, I can’t recall the part#, but I had to buy one for a project recently.

    (MSD Blaster 8202 I think it is)
     
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  4. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 25,898

    Mr48chev
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    You need a coil that has the voltage and capacity for the Hei or you are pissing in the wind buying the fancy coil over a standard coil for the Hei.
    In answer Driver 50X depending on the year 250 and 292 Chevs either had a remote coil or a coil built into the cap on HEI. The remote coil is an ugly little square box that puts out about 45K volts.
     
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  5. jahawk
    Joined: Jul 16, 2018
    Posts: 6

    jahawk

    Sorry for the delay it's hunting season here and the car is on the back burner. A picture of my set up is attached.

    From what I've found it is the early model HEI.

    Jim
     

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