Generally the Pertronix either works or it doesn't work. Rarely anything in
It is a good idea to carry your old points with you like Elliott suggests.
Remember to carry along the screw that fastens the points down too. I
believe it is a 10-32 screw. It's very hard to find in the middle of
nowhere. Don't ask how I know.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Elliott and
> Martha DeGraff
> Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 6:57 PM
> To: bernd
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: electronic ignition
> I am very happy with the Pertronic Igniter. Installation was
> about 25
> minutes on my 71B. I had an immediate 500rpm idle speed
> increase and I
> no longer need to downshift going up hills. Just in case, I
> put the old
> points in a baggy taped next to the dizzy. Ive heard that when these
> things go bad, they go real bad.
> Elliott DeGraff
> 71B and a 71B under construction and a 71B next.
> bernd wrote:
> >Hello all:
> >is there any positive or negative feedback out in the MGB community
> >concerning the Pertronic Electronic Ignition. I'm thinking of
> >installing the elct. ignition system, TRF has them on sale now, and
> >would appreciate any feedback from previous or present
> experiences, as
> >always thanks to everyone in advance. Bernie
> >71 MGB
> >Chesapeake, Virginia