I would agree with Jan that there is no ballast resistor and that you
should replace the coil if you have made valid checks on every thing else.
Ron Tebo - Series I - B9000627
> '63 Sunbeam Alpine Series II. I'm not getting a good spark to the plugs.
> All basic checks have been made and are all good. The spark from the coil is
> Yellow which indicates a problem in the wiring. Where is the ignition
> Resistor? I cannot find it on the firewall. Points, rotor and low tension
> wiring is ok. Distributor cap is good and plugs are good. Point gap is good
> and condenser checks out ok. It has to be in the primary wiring from the key
> switch to the coil but their should be a resistor somewhere in that line. If
> the resistor is bad, that could cause the full 12v not getting to the coil to
> produce a strong blue spark. I cannot find it. Any ideas? It's not a
> complex system but it sure is aggravating when she will not start.
> JTombone@aol.com Thanks in advance and have a great Holiday