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Re: Ignitor Ignition System Question

To: "Bob D." <>
Subject: Re: Ignitor Ignition System Question
From: Bud Krueger <>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 12:44:45 -0400

     The Pertronix emulates a set of points, i.e., you can set the initial
ignition statically with a meter or light bulb.  Pertronix works great in my

Bud Krueger

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"Bob D." wrote:

> I just bought the Pertronix Ignitor for my '71 B. The instructions are a
> little skimpy. I'm concerned about where the timing is going to wind up
> after it's installed. Will it be close enough to start the engine? Can the
> timing be rough set statically before starting the engine? (I'm guessing
> when the Ignitor decides to fire it interrupts the coil current for a short
> fixed pulse that a light bulb won't be able to detect.)
> IMHO: I can't wait to get rid of the points. Points are a pain and they
> alway have been (in any car).
> Bob Donahue (Still stuck in the '50s)
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> 52 MGTD - NEMGTR #11470
> 71 MGB - NAMGBR #7-3336

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