A POSITIVE OUTCOME ON YOUR DUI
4LOW Offroad Magazine|October/November 2020
Many vintage and performance vehicle owners are looking for an alternative ignition solution to a point type distributor and traditional coil.
Chirstian Sturtz

One of the best solutions out there is a High Energy Ignition type distributor (or HEI). Not only do they produce over 50,000 volts of output, but they also clean up the engine compartment because the coil is incorporated into the distributor cap. HEIs are very easy to wire and require minimal maintenance. Davis Unified Ignition (or DUI) is a standard in the HEI world. They have a large selection of distributors for several makes and models. They also make coils for coil-on-plug applications, performance ignition coils, plug wire kits, batteries, and even one-wire alternators. Our 1949 CJ-3A had a Chevy 2.5 motor put in it sometime in the ‘70s. We were having some drivability issues, so we replaced and adjusted the points. We also did a few other small things ignition related. The Jeep had a horrible flat spot under acceleration, which we narrowed down to a vacuum advance problem. Not wanting to throw good money after bad, we upgraded to a DUI unit and their Live Wire wire set. (Figure 1)

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the magazine

MORE STORIES FROM 4LOW OFFROAD MAGAZINEView All

TRAIL REPORT: Gladiator Trail

There are many trails within the Chokecherry Canyon area of Farmington, New Mexico.

2 mins read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021

CHASING SQUIRRELS

“ There is a hole here,” I said, gazing through the lime green tubing as the front passenger tire inched closer to the hole. “Uh-huh,” he replied.

6 mins read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021

PUT IT OUT!

ALWAYS CARRY A FIRE EXTINGUISHER

5 mins read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021

STAMPEDE AMONG THE PANDEMIC

STAMPEDE AMONG THE PANDEMIC

2 mins read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021

STEERING THAT IS FORGIVING

A challenge, as your o -road daringness increases, is how to keep your steering safe.

5 mins read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021

GLAMIS BLACK BAG PROJECT

Keeping Glamis clean for all to enjoy

1 min read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021

LIGHTEN THE RIDE OFF YOUR RIG

Aftermarket suspension systems typically use one of three end types on their suspension links.

4 mins read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021

FIRST GENERATION BRONCO VS. 2021 FORD BRONCO SPECS

A comparison of the data. The first-generation Ford Bronco, released in 1966 and after vs. the 2021 Ford Bronco.

1 min read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021

DIXIE 4 WHEEL DRIVE - NAMED TORA RETAILER OF THE YEAR AT SEMA

Some four-wheel-drive shops feel like institutions. They’ve been around in everyone’s memories forever, so you know they’ve existed for a long time. Dixie Four Wheel Drive has long been one of those establishments in St. George, Utah.

1 min read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021

ANOTHER SHAFT OPTION

Two key components that take a beating on an off-road vehicle are the front and rear driveshafts.

1 min read
4LOW Offroad Magazine
February/March 2021
RELATED STORIES

Save Yourself—Then Save the Company

After a devastating customer experience, I regrouped and analyzed everything about my business-and then took my company back.

3 mins read
Inc.
May - June 2022

Acer Swift 3: A big screen on a modest budget

The Swift 3 is the perfect laptop for writers and students.

10 mins read
PCWorld
May 2022

AFTER 6 MONTHS, WINDOWS 11 IS STILL PLAYING CATCH UP TO WINDOWS 10

THERE JUST AREN’T ENOUGH NEW, WORTHY FEATURES TO JUSTIFY UPGRADING FROM WINDOWS 10 TO WINDOWS 11. TO BE FAIR, THOUGH, MICROSOFT IS TRYING.

10+ mins read
PCWorld
May 2022

FACE-SCANNER CLEARVIEW AGREES TO LIMITS IN COURT SETTLEMENT

Facial recognition startup Clearview AI has agreed to restrict the use of its massive collection of face images to settle allegations that it collected people’s photos without their consent.

4 mins read
AppleMagazine
May 13, 2022

Abortion Funds Are a Lifeline. And a Target.

The right's attacks on grassroots groups have already begun.

5 mins read
New York magazine
May 9-22, 2022

Tunnel Vision

A new park is helping San Francisco denizens reconnect with their most scenic outdoor space.

2 mins read
Fast Company
Summer 2022

License to Shed

Claire Stern explores when daily hair loss is totally normal (almost all the time)—and when you should stress about it (almost never).

4 mins read
ELLE
May 2022

Sartorial Utility Vehicle

Highs: Red-carpet-level glamour inside, smooth and silent ride, pin-you-to-the-seat acceleration. Lows: All that grille with nowhere to go, funky-shaped steering wheel.

2 mins read
Car and Driver
May 2022

The Big Glide

Updates to Lincoln's flagship SUV allow the Navigator to navigate itself.

2 mins read
Car and Driver
May 2022

Great Aspirations

The Acura MDX Type S's turbocharged 355-hp V-6 makes it a contender in the luxury crossover segment.

2 mins read
Car and Driver
May 2022