Thank you everyone for your replies. To answer a few questions:
Why mix parts? - I have a Pertronix I module because it came with a
rebuilt distributor I bought off of Ebay. It works fine with the stock coil.
The MSD coil I got the other day at Pick A Part. My apology if my frugality
caused confusion. Income has been cut over 50% - and not going to get any
What does theMSD site say? - From the MSD site; "Improved output coil for
electronic, Point, Blaster or MSD 5, 6, and 7 Series Ignitions (ballast
resistor required for points)" It basically stated the coil can be used
with anything (ballast resistor with points). And from what I read on the
internet others sucsessfully have.
Yes, I was aware that the Pertronix itself runs off of 12 volt and not to
connect it to a "resistance" circuit.
My concern rose when I read that someone talked to Pertronix about using
the MSD coil. Pertronix told them not to do it. Others (that sucsessfully
used the Pertronix/MSD set-up) said Pertronix was just trying to sell
"their" coil. Thus, I was looking for trusted confirmation if anyone on the
Tiger list had run the Pertronix I and the MSD 8203 coil (with or without a