Pete, how did you test the rotor ?
If you've got spark going into the cap, but not coming out, the problem has
to be the cap or rotor. Phasing might be a problem with the Crane/Allison,
but not with the factory points.
> I tested the rotor to see if it was shorting to ground, and it is
> not. Now if I pull the coil wire at the distributor end and situate
> it near a ground and crank the engine, I see sparks. Randall had
> pointed out that I should see 3 sparks per revolution. Well, that's
> probably about right, but it's kind of hard to count. But when I
> connect that coil wire back to the dizzy and crank the motor I get no
> spark. I know there's no spark because I've hooked up my timing
> light, pull the trigger and then crank the starter and I get no
> flashes. To me, this means that something is not providing the
> ground contact somewhere to allow that current to flow from the coil.
> When I pulled the coil wire, I put it right next to a ground and
> proved that the coil is functioning. At least I think that's what
> I've proven.
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