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  Topic: Electric problem. Won’t start
Dale M.

Replies: 30
Views: 940

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 11:26 am   Subject: Re: Electric problem. Won’t start
Well Dale said all that I would have said -- but to simplify one thing -- disconnect the wire that goes to the coil that powers the coil. Put one end of the probe on the wire and the probe to ...
  Topic: Pertronix Flamethrower Timing
Dale M.

Replies: 48
Views: 3208

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:03 am   Subject: Re: Pertronix Flamethrower Timing
Sure module is good?.... Has it run on engine before trying this test...

Here is theory...

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  Topic: no spark please help
Dale M.

Replies: 34
Views: 1540

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:52 pm   Subject: Re: no spark please help
Looking for advice on an issue with my VW 1835 motor no spark. Any VW guru here? Last it ran was 2yrs ago coil fell out of it's holder and grounded out, pop fuse. After replacing the fuse and coil. Wo ...
  Topic: need help pls, no fire to distributor
Dale M.

Replies: 7
Views: 370

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:59 pm   Subject: Re: need help pls, no fire to distributor
Simple test with test light...

Put power to + (terminal 15 ) of coil, check with test light... Light on is "good"

Put test light on - (terminal 1) of coil it will either light or not, ...
  Topic: Distributor drive shaft off
Dale M.

Replies: 11
Views: 1089

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:08 am   Subject: Re: Distributor drive shaft off
Test light Stays on no matter the rotation. That sounds like I have a short. Am I guessing right here?

No, you have open.... If using points they are not closing or you have bad connection or wir ...
  Topic: Racking my head. Can't figure it out. Car won't start.
Dale M.

Replies: 68
Views: 3344

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:22 am   Subject: Racking my head. Can't figure it out. Car won't start.
Oh I see you got imitation petronix thingy.
ONE way to time that is set the engine at 30 degrees.
Set a spark plug on the shroud and connect the wire to the coil, so you can see the spark. Lea ...
 
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