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Re: Distributors...

To: "Dodd, Kelvin" <>
Subject: Re: Distributors...
From: Charley & Peggy Robinson <>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 19:40:38 -0700
  well, that's why I'm skeptical that your replacement dizzy is right
for all applications from '63 - '71.  

"Dodd, Kelvin" wrote:
> > So what happens if you run a 25D on an 18V engine?
> >
> As in all life.  Everything is inter-related and one question creates
> another.
> What 25D?  18V engine with what carburation?
> If it is an early 25D dist. connected up to the vacuum port of the manifold
> then the characteristics get kinda wonky and you will not be a happy MG
> owner.
> If it is a 25D off an HIF equipped car, then it should work ok if timed to
> HIF spec.
> Once you start mixing components up you really have to understand how the
> engine works to determine what changes need to be made to balance the
> system.  To be honest, that is beyond my level of understanding, experience,
> time or test equipment.  But I have fun wandering around in the dark
> thinking that I have found a better way.
> My suggestion is that you stick with a tried and tested system unless you
> have the money and time to change to a different known system that works
> better.

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