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Re: Pertronix and Spark Questions

To: "Bob Howard" <>
Subject: Re: Pertronix and Spark Questions
From: "Lawrie Alexander" <>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 13:12:22 -0800
Gee, Bob, are you buying those discount NGKs again? :<)  We install BP6ES
plugs in MGBs all the time and have never found they need a
smaller-than-usual spark plug wrench.

British Sportscar Center

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Howard" <>
To: <Larry.Ruggiero@AFRC.AF.MIL>
Cc: <>
Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 12:07 PM
Subject: Re: Pertronix and Spark Questions

> Larry,
>    Those who use the NGK sparkplugs seem to be happy with them.  The
> wrench size is smaller than standard on some NKGs. Check your sparkplug
> wrench set.
>    Some have had success with static timing of the Pertronix; some have
> not.  You can do it all with the dynamic timing light.  Look for about 3
> degrees BTDC when cranking with the starter, then set to the specs you
> want once engine is running.
> Bob
> On Wed, 6 Nov 2002 15:47:22 -0500 Ruggiero Larry Lt Col AFRC/XPXS
> <Larry.Ruggiero@AFRC.AF.MIL> writes:
> > Hey gang...
> >
> > What do you like using for plugs in a 'B? .
> . I'm attempting to statically time its
> > ignition but the Pertronix electronic gizmo means conventional guidance
> about
> > points
> > just beginning to open, etc, doesn't work.

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