D5 - Powerspark Lucas 45D Electronic Distributor High Energy
The Lucas 45D Distributor replaced the Lucas 25D in 1975. It appeared in many of the British classics that we know and love, being the most used production distributor in British / BMC vehicles. Scroll down to see a list of compatible vehicles. If you are unsure about fitment to your car please contact us.
The Powerspark 45D distributor is a brand new casting, taken from an original model. Being such a popular distributor, our 45D is a big seller for classic car enthusiasts worldwide in points and electronic form. We offer this distributor as points, electronic, positive earth, high energy and with the Mini specific 998cc and 1275cc vacuum advance - exclusive to Powerspark.
Points models come with a brand new points set. Electronic Ignition models replace the points set with our patented Powerspark Electronic Ignition module.
Powerspark Electronic Ignition is the original electronic ignition conversion for classic cars, giving reliable starting and hassle free ownership.
If you are unsure about fitment to your car please contact us.
Lucas 45D 4 Cylinder distributor options with 998cc and 1275cc Specific Advance and Top Entry Cap:
Lucas 45D 4 Cylinder distributor options with Top Entry Cap:
Lucas 25D 4 Cylinder distributor options with Side Entry Cap:
Fitment of the Lucas 45D includes (and is not limited to) the following cars:
Austin Allegro 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.7
Austin 1800 MK2
Austin Mini 850, 1000, 1100,1275 (A Series Engines)
Land Rover Series III
Morris Marina 1.3, 1.8
Sunbeam Alpine Coupe
Talbot Avenger 1.6
Triumph Spitfire 1500
Wolseley (All Models 1964-68)
About Points, Electronic, High Energy and Positive Earth Distributors from Powerspark Ignition:
Traditional Points Distributors:
The traditional ignition system used in most cars up until the 1980s.
- To be used with a Standard or Sports ignition coil, resistance reading above 1.4ohms. OK to use copper HT Leads
Standard Electronic Ignition Distributors (often known as Sports Electronic):
Looks like an original points distributor but contains an electronic ignition module
- To be used with a Standard or Sports ignition coil, resistance reading above 1.4ohms. Not suitable for use with copper HT Leads
- Available as Negative Earth or Positive Earth for most of our distributors and ignition kits.
(If the product does not state whether it is Positive or Negative Earth in the listing then is Negative Earth.)
High Energy Electronic Ignition Distributors:
Looks like an original points distributor but contains an electronic ignition module capable of 3x the spark of standard electronic ignition.
- To be used with a Standard or Sports ignition coil, resistance reading less than 1.4ohm. Not suitable for use with copper HT Leads