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Re: [Spridgets] Timing Light and Regulator

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Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Timing Light and Regulator
From: Mark J Bradakis <mark@bradakis.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:59:41 -0600
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John Farley wrote:
> I have ordered a rebuilt and curve modified Distributor with Pertronix from
> Jeff at Advanced Distributors for my 1275 bugeye.  To set it up, I think it
> is time to retire my 40 year old timing light. Are there any
> recommendations for a modern, good one for my application?

Oddly enough, when doing ignition work on older cars down at Bailey's 
sometimes my
"ancient" Craftsman light works way better than Mike's high tech digital 
unit.  The systems
in these old cars can generate a LOT of noise that confuses the new 
one.  Period tools for
period cars is sometimes the way to go.



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