D74CA3 - Powerspark Lucas 45D Ford Geared Electronic Distributor for OHV Kent & Twin Cam with Vac and Push On Side Entry Cap
The Lucas 45D Distributor was one of the most widely used distributors ever made, and we offer a number of replacements for this model including traditional points, standard electronic and high energy variants with either side or top entry distributor caps.
This item is a Powerspark 45D Top Entry Electronic Distributor. It contains a Powerspark electronic ignition module which will give you improved starting and reliability when compared to traditional points.
The Lucas 45D 4 Cylinder distributor was used in multiple vehicles from many manufacturers in the 1970s and 80s.
Ford used this distributor in the following vehicles:
Ford Cortina 1200, 1500 (1962-66)
Ford Cortina MKII 1300, 1500, 1600 (1967-70)
Ford Cortina MKIII 1300 (1970-76)
Ford Cortina MKIV, V 1300 (1976-83)
Ford Cortina 1500 GT (1962-66)
Ford Escort 1100, 1300,1600 (1968-76)
Ford Anglia 105E/123E (1968-76)
Ford Capri MKI, II, III 1300, 1600 (1968-81)
Ford Capri MKI, II 1600 (1968-72)
Ford Fiesta 1.0, 1.1 (1976-83)
Ford Capri Classic (1961-64)
We offer this distributor in the following combinations:
About the Powerspark range of distributors:
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:
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
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