Powerspark Bosch Type Distributor for Ford Pinto Engines
A direct replacement for the tired distributor in your Ford Pinto engined car. These are popular upgrades and we have been supplying them for enthusiasts of iconic classic Fords such as the Cortina, Escort and Capri for many years.
Replaces Bosch part numbers: BOSCH 0986 237 002, BOSCH 0231 170 173, BOSCH 0231 170 172, BOSCH 0231 170 171, BOSCH 0231 170 091, BOSCH 0231 170 172, BOSCH 0231 170 091
For a list of compatible vehicles for this distributor, please see below.
We offer this distributor in the following combinations:
Pinto Distributor Points (D22P)
Pinto Distributor Electronic (D22)
Pinto Distributor Electronic High Energy (D22H)
Pinto Distributor Points Non Vac (D22PN)
Pinto Distributor Electronic Non Vac (D22N)
Pinto Distributor Electronic High Energy Non Vac (D22HN)
Fitment of the Ford Pinto Engine includes and is not limited to:
1600cc Pinto Engines:
Ford Taunus 1.3 1970–1982 (engine codes JAA/JCA, JAC/JCC, JAR/JCR)
Ford Capri 1.3 1972–1974 (engine code JCE)
Ford Sierra 1.3 1982–1984 (engine code JCT)
Ford Taunus / Ford Cortina 1.6 1970–1982 (engine codes LCA, LCJ, LCR)
Ford Sierra 1.6 1982–1984 (engine codes LCT, LCS)
Ford Capri 1.6 1975–1985 (engine codes LCE, LCN)
Ford Granada 1.6 1981–1985 (engine code LCK)
Ford Cortina GXL 1.6 1970–1976 (engine code LEA)
Ford Escort Mexico 1.6 1975–1978
Ford Capri GT 1.6 1972–1976 (engine codes LEC, LEE)
1800cc Pinto Engines:
Ford Sierra 1.8 1984–1989 including (engine codes REB, RED, REF)
Ford Scorpio 1.8 1985–1992 (engine code REC)
2000cc Pinto Engines:
Ford Escort RS2000 2.0 1973–1980 (engine codes NEA, NE)
Ford Taunus / Ford Cortina 2.0 1974–1982 (engine codes NEG, NER)
Ford Capri 2.0 1975–1985 (engine codes NEE, NEN)
Ford Granada 2.0 1973–1984 (engine codes NEB, NEH, NEK)
Ford Sierra 2.0 1983–1989 (engine codes NES, NET, NEJ, NE5, N4, NRD, N4B: 74kW; NRB, NR2, N4A, N4I: 85kW)
Ford Granada and Ford Scorpio 2.0 1985–1989 (engine code NEL, NER, NE4, NRA, NRC, NRI)
Ford Pinto 2.0 1971–1974
Ford Transit 2.0 1978–1994 (engine codes NAT, NAV, NAW, NAX, NBA. NUT, NCA)
Ford P100 2.0 1988–1993 (engine code NAE)
About Points, Electronic and High Energy 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 1.4 ohms. OK to use copper HT Leads.
Sports Electronic Ignition Distributors:
Looks like an original points distributor but contains an electronic ignition module that uses a magnetic pickup instead of contact breaker points.
- To be used with a Standard or Sports ignition coil, resistance reading above 1.4 ohms. 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 sports electronic ignition.
- To be used with a High Energy ignition coil, resistance reading below 1.4 ohms. Not suitable for use with copper HT Leads
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A new Distributor has transformed the running of my engine. Smoother, torquier, easier to start, and it just worked out of the box. The old one must have been more worn than it looked. I'm also very impressed with the quality, well worth the cost!