Ya Justin the engines/technology has really changed for the better.
Old school stock
engines/carbs were not producing huge HP or very efficient without major $ upgrades, and real quality breathing heads.
However, I have always wondered...
If we had a major solar flare, it is assumed most computerized cars would be dead.
What about old school ones?
I ran with hei Accel super coil, cap and ignition modules.
I think the only other board was the printed circuit for the windshield wiper delay control LOL!