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Rustang1
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posted 04-17-2001 12:41 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Rustang1   Click Here to Email Rustang1     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I recently purchased a 7AL2 ignition control(used of course) . MSD has a "coil compatability list" showing different brands of coils that will work with the 7AL2. I'm looking at the MSD Pro Power, but it seems to be about $20.00 more expensive than other brands that "seem" to be similar. Should I just stick with the MSD or is there something available just as good from Jacobs, Mallory, Accel, Crane that will perform just as well or better? (I'm planning on spending a little bit of time on the street, too.) I'm cheap, but I don't want to compromise performance!

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Butch Jennings
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posted 04-17-2001 12:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Butch Jennings   Click Here to Email Butch Jennings     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

I wouldn't run the MSD Pro Coil on the street very much....they get very hot when run for long periods of time.

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kid vishus
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posted 04-17-2001 01:06 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kid vishus   Click Here to Email kid vishus     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I run a MSD Pro Power HVC coil on my race car and I really like the way it works. It is a bit more money, but it claims it can be used on a street driven car.

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SG236
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posted 04-17-2001 01:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SG236   Click Here to Email SG236     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Ditto on what kid says, I have the same one, although I don't have any street stuff.


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TomP
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posted 04-17-2001 04:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for TomP   Click Here to Email TomP     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
cheap guy tip... the factory coil on EFI Fords looks exactly like some brands of "trick" coils... unboltable from any wrecking yard Taurus/Tempo/T-Bird doesn't matter one size fits all.

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Dave_C
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posted 04-18-2001 03:09 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dave_C   Click Here to Email Dave_C     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have the the 7AL2 and use an MSD Blaster 3 coil. No problems in the two years I've had it soo far.

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SG236
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posted 04-18-2001 10:31 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for SG236   Click Here to Email SG236     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Nice Dave..............Nice

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Moneymaker
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posted 04-19-2001 10:32 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Blaster for street use, Pro Power for race only use.

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Rustang
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posted 04-23-2001 10:22 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Rustang   Click Here to Email Rustang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for the input guys! My current coil is a Blaster 2F.(old). I want the Pro Power HVC that Vishus recommended in the worst way, but at $109.75, I'll have a hard time convincing the accounting department(wife)
. So unless you guys talk me out of it, I think I'm going to invest in the Crane PS92 @$66.95(summit). I can't recall ever hearing anything bad about Crane's electronics. By the way, I'm shooting for May 3(Test and Tune) for my first trip in the 10's! Wish me luck!

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