Being origianlly from the upper midwest, I remember when if you couldn't get
Niehoff ignition parts you waited until they came in.
----- Original Message -----
From "Bill L" <pythias at pacifier.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2002 10:41 PM
Subject: Niehoff parts?
> Hello spridgets,
> hmm i was in a small town (tiny actually) that has one of
> those "save everything" old hardward shops. he let us go
> upstairs to "browse" the stuff that never sold (same
> location since 1933!!!). Well he had this whole selection
> of NIEHOFF auto parts. on a lark i checked to see if there
> was anything (he HAD THE REFERENCE BOOK EVEN!!) for my
> Healey there. Well, lo and behold, he had points, rotor and
> COIL, all NOS. i bought the points (made in USA with a
> WOODEN piece instead of Plastic) and the rotor (made in
> WEST GERMANY).
> Does anyone have ANY EXPERIENCE or memory of these parts?
> are the any good? should i go back a retrieve the COIL?
> he thought that they were all 1950's era stock.
> by the way the points were a two piece affair complete with
> a little wooden "grommet" and fiber washers. there were
> MORE sets. i paid $5 each for the points and rotor, not
> even knowing how much "new" ones go for now.
> Best regards,
> Bill mailto:email@example.com
> '66 Sprite
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