THe sport's coil has an internal ballast. What I need to know is how to
determine if my car has a ballast on the ignition line, or in the coil.
I'm just not sure what the PO has done already. Not sure I really want to
know, as well..... <grin>
From: Wiedemeyer [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 1999 3:39 PM
To: Michael Graziano
Subject: Re: Coil.... To Ballast or Not To Ballast....
>I'd like to get the Lucas Gold (sport coil), even though my ignition may be
>ballasted. The stock 1500 Midgets were ballasted. How can I determine if
>the ballast has been removed by the PO or not? It's necessary to remove it
>for the Lumenition to operate correctly and to keep the sport coil from
Isn't this backwards? It's my understanding that the ballast resistor's
purpose in life is to PREVENT a coil with no internal resistor from burning