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MSD Ignition Start & Step Timing Control For Use with High-Compression Nitrous Cars

MSD Ignition 8987

121-8987

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MSD Ignition Start & Step Timing Control For Use with High-Compression Nitrous Cars $153.95
Start & Step Timing Control
  • For Use with High-Compression Nitrous Cars

  • MSD Ignition 8987 Details

    Notes:

  • This unit replaces the 121-8982 control.
  • Not legal for sale or use on pollution-controlled vehicles.

  • Specifications:

    Adjustable
    Yes
    Adjustment Style
    Knob
    Circuitry
    Analog
    Compatible with Multiple Coil Ignitions
    Yes
    Controller Activation
    Programmable
    Controls Ignition Advance
    No
    Controls Ignition Retard
    Yes
    Ignition Box Required
    Yes
    Quantity
    Sold individually
    Stages of Ignition Retard
    1
    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    8987

    This adjustable MSD Start and Step Retard Controller is made for use with 4, 6, or 8-cylinder high compression engines with an MSD Ignition control. This compact unit connects between the distributor and the Ignition control and accepts points, amplifiers and mag pickup trigger signals for an easier start up.

    Features:
  • 2-Dial Adjustment
  • Step retard can be adjusted 1°-15° in single increments
  • Start retard is adjustable from 5°, 10°, 15°, 20°
  • Measures 2.75" x 2.37" x 1.25"

    Note: Not legal for sale or use on pollution-controlled vehicles.

  • 8987 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great MSD piece Makes life real easy when you want to pull timing and a must have if your ignition is locked
    Date published: 2016-10-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Starter saver I needed to install this with the crank trigger ignition . If I dident the starter would be broken in no time . It's also nice to be able to set the second stage for controlling tire spin .
    Date published: 2016-05-08
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    Will this work with a msd 6a analog box. I have the old analog box not the new digital 6a.. Thanks!

    Asked by: leer
    The MSD 8987 is compatible with all of the 6-series boxes.
    Answered by: Jon Jegs Tech
    Date published: 2017-09-26

    Will this work wit a 7-aL

    Asked by: Holeshot king
    Yes, this will work with a 7AL MSD ignition.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2017-09-13

    Can this unit be used with 6al?

    Asked by: Samblck
    Yes this can be used with a 6AL ignition box.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2017-08-16
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    Some parts are not legal for use in California or other states with similar laws / regulations