Hey John, I bet they had a crown for a four cylinder on that set up so that it
naturally would misfire. As you know there is a need for one magnet per spark
plug in order for it to work. Sounds like someone pulled the wrong package when
putting your order together or it was labeled wrong in the factory.
John Truttman wrote:
> Dear Listers,
> In response to the concern over the Pertronix ignition setup, I've had mine
> running for three years without problems, but only after getting a good one
> installed! The first one caused me huge problems with misfires, etc. I never
> diagnosed what the problem was exactly. I just replaced it with my buddy's
> Ignitor, which was known to work OK, and it cured all my problems. I sent it
> back to Summit Racing (BTW, $75 or so, not $95 like Moss) for a replacement,
> and all has been well with it ever since. I swear by it, because points are
> a pain in the butt.
> John Truttman/TR6/Santa Cruz
> Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2000 21:51:02 -0400
> From: "Kai M. Radicke" <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Running Question / Electrical
> Note, I forgot to mention that I have a Pertronix Ignitor installed (sorry,
> Dave... can't do the points thing). It seems over Thursday evening the
> problem cured itself, I drove all the way out to Power British and heard the
> shreek of "you have an Ignitor installed..." seems I'm hearing that a lot!
> I have no idea what possessed me to install it. It will be uninstalled
> shortly, in favour of an MSD unit.
> Haven't had any reoccurance of the unwillingness to run since Thursday
> evening. Like I said, Friday it started and ran fine like nothing was
> wrong.... today too, and tomorrow I hope as well.
> Cheers and thanks to all who replied,