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Hand Held Programmer/Monitors for MSD Programmable Ignition

For racers that do not use a PC to program their Programmable Digital Ignition Components, MSD offers two Programmer Monitors. These provide total programming control and feature an LCD monitor screen with push buttons for editing the programs.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 20th, 2007 02:13 pm

Zex Installation Instructions for Dual Stage EFI Nitrous System 82065

Installation instructions for the ZEX™ 82065 Dual Stage EFI Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 01:35 pm

Zex Installation Instructions for 2005-07 Mustang GT Nitrous System 82034

Installation instructions for the ZEX™ 82034 2005-07 Mustang GT Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 01:00 pm

Aeromotive A1000 Installation Instructions

Installation instructions for Aeromotive 11101, 11151 and 11108 fuel pumps. Includes plumbing diagrams, recommended components and a troubleshooting guide.... (more)

Last Edited Aug 7th, 2010 09:00 am

Power Valve Operation

The power enrichment system supplies additional fuel to the main system during heavy load or full power situations. Holley carburetors utilize a vacuum operated power enrichment system and a selection of power valves is available to "time" this system's operation to your specific needs. Each Holley power valve is stamped with a number to indicate the vacuum opening point. For example, the number "65" indicates that the power valve will open when the engine vacuum drops to 6.5" or below. An... (more)

Last Edited Nov 4th, 2007 01:00 pm

MSD Relays

MSD Relays will allow you to activate a variety of accessories that require high current. These are ideal to tie in with rpm activated switches such as nitrous or air shifter solenoids or even a horn or fuel pump.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 8th, 2007 11:15 pm

Installing MSD Stacker Ignition Controls

The Stacker Advantage The MSD Stacker Ignitions utilize the best characteristics of both the conventional factory inductive ignition and a multiple sparking, capacitive discharge (CD) ignition system. The inductive side of the ignition provides the engine with a long duration spark while the Stackers CD design provides a full power spark with high voltage and energy. The Patented design of the Stacker Ignitions allow the system to run parallel with the stock ignition resulting in simplified... (more)

Last Edited Nov 8th, 2007 11:31 pm

5 Ways To Break The Nose Of A Crankshaft

In recent months we have had numerous questions and issues raised about the nose of the crank and what can cause it to break. What we have found is that in most cases the crankshaft gets the blame for such failures. But in fact, it is the parts that are being used in conjunction with the crank, it is the additional machining done to the parts that are being used with the crank, it is 99% of the time NOT the crank that caused the crank to break. 1. IMPROPER MACHINED CRANK GEARS A . C h a... (more)

Last Edited Mar 13th, 2010 06:57 am