Not enough information to tell. The cap and wires are Duraspark, but that
is a common modification to points type dizzys. I do not see a Duraspark box
mounted to the wheelwell.
I believe Durasparks came about in 1972 or 1973, for sure on the 74 models.
Think the 390 was gone by then.
Frank from Deeeetroit
No real advantage, some think it looks cool. The EI plug wires will probably
longer with the point type ignition system.
Its possible that someone installed a Duraspark ignition from a 74ish pickup
with a 360.
On Tue, 12 Apr 2005 12:31:57 -0400, "Frank from Deeeetroit"
Cap, wires, probably rotor also are 1977+.
Yeah, I don't either. Odd vehicle.
Radiator looks like a 360, not 390.
(we can't go by the air cleaner sticker)
Late 1974 and all 1975 used the '75 module with the old
1976 used the '76+ module with the old
1975 and 1976 used a blue cap instead of black.
Yeah, rotor also blue instead of black.
1977+ used the new cap/rotor/wires.
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