Pontiac 55 to 56 - 8 cylinder Lobe Sensor Distributor

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Upgrade your Classic Pontiac Ignition system to a Pertronix Ignitor Electronic Kit, easily fitted, discreetly under cap, once fitted never change points again. Fits Pontiac 8 cylinder cars from 195 to 1956 Delco lobe sensor distributor.

Get even more out of your Ignitor Purchase, Upgrade to one of Flame Thrower Coils

40,000 and 45,000 volts


Operating Voltage: 8-V to 16-V DC

Temperature Range: -50 to 300F

RPM Range: 0 to 15,000 RPM

Can be used with most point-type coils, optimal performance achieved when used with our Flame-Thrower® 40,000 volt coil.

Works great in stock point-type distributors as a trigger for multi-spark CD ignitions, eliminating the need for expensive aftermarket distributors.

No complicated wiring makes installation easy.

A solid-state electronic ignition system. "Never change points again!"


Brand: PerTronix Ignitor I

Part Number: 1187LS

Part Type: Electronic Ignition Kits

Product: PerTronix Ignitor® Solid-State Ignition Systems

Trigger Style: Hall effect

Ground: 12 volt neg,

Distributor: (LOBE SENSOR) DELCO 8 CYL

Quantity: Sold as a kit.


Please Check Footnotes, 13, 16, 79 below before ordering


Special Foot Notes please read

1             Excluding California models

2             Factory electronic ignition

8             Single point distributor

10            Dual point distributor

13            Lobe sensor module

16            Mechanical advance under breaker plate

18            Excluding 215 and 300 cid. engine

19            Mechanical advance at top of shaft

33            Vacuum advance distributor

34            Non vacuum advance distributor

36            Excluding distributor number 1112314

40            With “straight” point set

55            Also available in 6-volt negative ground add N6                to part number

56            Also available in 6-volt positive ground, add P6                to part number

57            Also available in 12-volt positive ground, add                P12 to part number

63            With four lobe point cam

64            With three lobe point cam

70            Early DM2 distributor with two piece point set

71            Late DM2 distributor with one piece point set

72            Fits both single point and dual point distributors

79            Ignitor II applications cannot be used with solid                core ignition wires

86            Requires modification to distributor

88            Ignitor III kit available see page 4 for details

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