Electronic ignition is a good thing. But, you won't notice any
advantage over a good points system. The advantage comes in when
points wear. Electronic systems don't have points that wear out and
so they stay true for much longer periods of time.
Yes, higher coil output is good but it will not necessarily make your
engine run better.
If your points are good and in good order then your problem is
probably fuel related.
When going for power in an A-series motor the flow is the main obstacle.
A good intake, some mild porting of the head, well sorted out carb(s),
and an LCB header with good muffler will probably make your
An electronic ignition kit and good coil will aid in reliability.
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