Go Back   The Supercar Registry > General Discussion > Technical & Restoration


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-02-2019, 05:29 AM
RALLY RALLY is online now
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: MI
Posts: 428
Thanks: 13
Thanked 25 Times in 21 Posts
Default Chevy points distributor RFI shield all models?

Did Chevy install these distributor points RFI shields on all models back in the 1960s -70s era? Or were these only installed on the Corvettes? I have a 72 Nova, would this one come with the RFI point shield from the factory back then?
Reply With Quote
Attachments - The Supercar Registry 002.JPG
Click here to view all the pictures posted in this thread...
  #2  
Old 02-02-2019, 06:15 AM
mssl72's Avatar
mssl72 mssl72 is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Southern California
Posts: 1,858
Thanks: 121
Thanked 192 Times in 131 Posts
Default

My '74 Z28 came with them in the distributor.
__________________
Mark
1966 L72, 4spd Caprice
1974 Z28, M40 Camaro
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-02-2019, 01:40 PM
x33rs x33rs is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: AZ
Posts: 490
Thanks: 35
Thanked 241 Times in 146 Posts
Default

My 71 Nova had one.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-02-2019, 04:37 PM
Flying Undertaker Flying Undertaker is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Northeast Ohio
Posts: 199
Thanks: 7
Thanked 61 Times in 49 Posts
Default Chevy points distributor RFI shields all models?

Chevy started using them in the distributors when the radio antenna was installed into the windshield as part of the windshield assy (to reduce RFI or static) vs. a separate antenna on the fender or quarter panel. It should be used on radio equipped cars. Don.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Flying Undertaker For This Useful Post:
RALLY (02-02-2019)
  #5  
Old 02-02-2019, 10:56 PM
BCreekDave BCreekDave is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: Dayton Ohio
Posts: 523
Thanks: 89
Thanked 133 Times in 96 Posts
Default

70 Camaro's I think were the first to have them.
Goes along with what the Undertaker says, but I never knew that was the reason but it makes sense.
__________________
70Z28 04B Norwood Forest Green-white Stripes Black DeLuxe Interior
Owned since 1978 - First Car
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to BCreekDave For This Useful Post:
RALLY (02-02-2019)
  #6  
Old 02-02-2019, 11:04 PM
Ralph Spears's Avatar
Ralph Spears Ralph Spears is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Brookline Massachusetts
Posts: 85
Thanks: 27
Thanked 25 Times in 16 Posts
Default

My 1973 Corvette has the shield you speak of. I am the original owner
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Ralph Spears For This Useful Post:
RALLY (02-02-2019)
  #7  
Old 02-06-2019, 02:41 PM
William William is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: New Berlin WI USA
Posts: 1,767
Thanks: 55
Thanked 454 Times in 207 Posts
Default

Some late production '69 Z/28s were built with the 1112003 distributor. It had an RFI shield.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 02-06-2019, 04:14 PM
Mr70's Avatar
Mr70 Mr70 is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: West Of Chicago
Posts: 18,941
Thanks: 7
Thanked 894 Times in 514 Posts
Default

Check a vehicles Assembly manual & Chassis Service manual too to see if it's in their diagrams.

1970 Chevelle-Monte C.-Nova below.
Attached Images
 

Last edited by Mr70; 02-06-2019 at 05:34 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02-06-2019, 07:15 PM
Igosplut's Avatar
Igosplut Igosplut is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Cape Cod Ma.
Posts: 396
Thanks: 19
Thanked 59 Times in 48 Posts
Default

I have a pile of NOS of those.
__________________
WOT
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-10-2019, 10:44 PM
RALLY RALLY is online now
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: MI
Posts: 428
Thanks: 13
Thanked 25 Times in 21 Posts
Default

Thanks guys for the input. Good info.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.