FS: Gilfillan Distributor....

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FS: Gilfillan Distributor....

Post by George House » Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:45 pm

....decidedly not for a Model T. Was an incorrect unit on a 2 cylinder car I acquired years ago. The previous owner couldn’t find the rare correct magneto. I could so this is now excess. Mounted on a custom aluminum bar to obtain correct height to the cam gear. $35 + actual shipping.
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Re: FS: Gilfillan Distributor....

Post by George House » Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:51 pm

.....decidedly not for a Model T. Was an incorrect unit on a 2 cylinder car I acquired years ago. Previous owner couldn’t find the rare correct mag. I did so this is now excess.
$35 + actual shipping. gwhouse731(at)gmail.com
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Re: FS: Gilfillan Distributor....

Post by Tom VanMeeteren » Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:36 am

The unit is an Atwater Kent magneto replacement unit, with a model CC distributor. The Gilfillan name plate is from the company that made the cap. Gilfillan was an early aftermarket ignition parts manufacturer. Gilfillan eventually became Bear, then Echlin and finally today we know them as NAPA.

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Re: FS: Gilfillan Distributor....

Post by George House » Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:05 am

Thanks for the history Tom...a precursor to NAPA, huh? Unit is in good shape. Cute oilers for shafts. Aluminum block machined to fit s 2 cylinder Maxwell. Would suffice until someone can find s Splitdorf H magneto...
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Re: FS: Gilfillan Distributor....

Post by George House » Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:18 pm

Thanks for the comment Tom. It might be spoken for. Bill up in VT. Pending $$
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Re: FS: Gilfillan Distributor....

Post by John Goble » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:09 am

I am interested! If still Available

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Re: FS: Gilfillan Distributor....

Post by George House » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:07 pm

SOLD...Thanks William W and MTFCA
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