high energy ignition system with electronic spark timing

(HEI-EST) A system consists of an electronic distributor, with the ignition coil mounted on the distributor cap on 6- and 8-cylinder models or externally on 4-cylinder models; the ignition timing is performed electronically by the electronic control module. (Used on several GM models since 1983.)

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