Pertronix Flame-Thrower Electronic Distributor w/ Ignitor for Volkswagen Type 1. Performance Distributors for VW Type I Engines. Now you can get a quality distributor that delivers excellent performance and doesn't break the bank.We've taken all the features that you like about the Bosch 009 distributor, and the performance capabilities of the 010 and 050 distributor and designed them into our Flame-Thrower mechanical advance distributor. The vacuum advance version also has a custom tailored advance curve to suit most applications. All new lightweight cast aluminum housings modeled after the original distributors. Tailored advance curve for optimal performance and drivability. Integrated Ignitor electronic ignition delivers twice the voltage to the spark plugs, increasing horsepower, fuel economy, and spark plug life. Rotating cobalt magnets trigger a Hall Effect integrated circuit which enables precise timing. High dielectric strength cap with brass terminals. Balanced rotor with low resistance brass contact. VW TYPE I ENGINES Bosch style vacuum advance distributor 12V Negative Not for use with solid core spark plug wires.