Joe Curry wrote:
> I have one of each and here's my comparison: (Scale of 10, based on my
> Issue Pertronix Crane
> Total points 56 54
I was the biggest pertronix supporter, until mine
died. This seems to be a little too common.
I replaced my Pertronix with a Crane I had in a box
on the shelf, and have been happy since.
> However the Pertronix is not really an electronic ignition in the true
> meaning of the term. I found out from MSD ignitions that the Pertronix
> is simply a replacement for contact points, using a magnetic
> switch that is actuated when one of the permanent magnets comes
> in close proximity to the small box that fits into the distributor.
That's simply not true. It's a hall effect sensor
that is activated when that magnet goes by, but it's not just
Considering MSD and Pertronix are competitors, it doesn't
surprise me that the misinformation would come from there.
Trevor Boicey, P. Eng.
Ottawa, Canada, email@example.com
ICQ #17432933 http://www.brit.ca/~tboicey/
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