It's not Apples to Pears. Points were obsoleted to electronic ignition
long before electronic engine controls & sophisticated emmisions came along.
Electronic ignition was first developed to address the short commings of
and not to accomodate emmisions issues (other than the fact that dirty points
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave G." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Electronic Ignition
> Not to be flogging a dead horse, but
> modern cars need to vary the ignition timing (among other factors)
> for emissions and economy reasons which depend on the load and a
> number of other conditions...
> You can't vary mechanical point dwell or ignition timing while under
> way!! At least, not easily....
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