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I purchased an hei distributor for my k5 (which is currently a points setup) but it is computer controlled and my k5 which is a 79 ,so of course no computer .so my question is can the hei distributor be changed to a mechanical vacuum advance or should i just puchase another distributor i am on limited funds and trying to do this as cheep as possible ,thanks
 
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i know jc whitney sold a conversion for the k5. i dont think it was hei though. i'll see if i can find it.
http://www.jcwhitney.com/Electronic_...;0;2010844;0;0

i dont think jc links work but oh well
just look up distributor conversion
 

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I upgraded my '74 to an HEI distributor, but it already had the vacuum advance on it.

What did the distributor you have come out of? Just curious because I could have sworn that the later model computer controlled distributors were not setup like the older HEI distributors.

Have a picture of it?
 
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