Originally Posted by Camaro_Nut2001
Very nice car and at a good price too from what I can tell by the picture. I had a '68, '70 and a '71 when I was in my early 20's. The '71 was my favorite. I am so glad to see our hobby is still going strong in our young folks. I would pull the points dist., but keep it and put it up in a safe dry place, and drop in an HEI. You're going to do a full tune-up anyway so now is a good time as any. If you do swap to an HEI get a set of Taylor 8mm wires, good quality at a budget price, and whatever brand plug you like and open the gap to .045 and adjust your timing up. I don't use a timing light so I can't tell you what to set it on but someone here will. I have always timed a motor by ear and the same with adjusting a carb. Don't forget to change your fuel filter. Happy wrenching!!
Is this the type of HEI your saying I should get?
BUICK ELECTRA MSD Ultimate HEI Kits 8501 - SummitRacing.com