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posted 11-19-2002 06:44 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for indyphil   Click Here to Email indyphil     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I am running a plain points type distributor with a pertronix flame thrower coil. I will be getting an ignitor II soon, but right now it has points.
It runs a litte rough at idle and still misses a little under hard acceleration, sometimes it does it and sometimes its smooth. I only have 6 volts at the coil, I assume thats the fault of the resistor in the wire from the ignition switch. Should I bypass it somehow to get better ignition or in preparation for the ignitor II unit??

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posted 11-19-2002 07:06 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Dont by pass the wire until you get ride of the points.Once you install the ignitor you can run a wire from the igition swict to the coil by passing the resistor wire.

Have checked the points to make sure they are still good,and check your dwell too.


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