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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:55 am    Post subject: Where can I buy these? Reply with quote

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My new coil did not come with the electrical connectors, and I don't have any spares. Nor do I happen to have another coil. Sad Does anyone know where I could get these? Aside from buying a used coil from someone, that is! Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can use "piggyback" connectors on the single tabs.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 9:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You have the wrong coil.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 10:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

silver billy wrote:
You have the wrong coil.


I purchased a Pertronix Flamethrower II coil, and as mentioned it did not come with the required connectors. Manufacturer must of assumed I was replacing an already existing coil, thus I could easily transfer the connectors over! Smile Unfortunately, I don't have another coil kicking around.

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Even in the manufacturer's photo, the connectors are not clearly not included. Does anyone have an old, used coil, they want to get rid of cheap? Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Where you at? US?? I got some you can have.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why don't you just use ring terminals? That's how it's supposed to work.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 3:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Why don't you just use ring terminals? That's how it's supposed to work.


X2. Problem solved.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Why don't you just use ring terminals? That's how it's supposed to work.


Why don't you just fly out to where he's at and GIVE him some? Oh, that's right - probably because you don't have a plane ticket just like he doesn't have ring terminals. Use your head. Don't you think if he had these he would use them?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ring terminals are very cheap.

expense wise...
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

lucille66 wrote:
Mitey62 wrote:
Why don't you just use ring terminals? That's how it's supposed to work.


Why don't you just fly out to where he's at and GIVE him some? Oh, that's right - probably because you don't have a plane ticket just like he doesn't have ring terminals. Use your head. Don't you think if he had these he would use them?


I was enjoying my "beverage" until it came squirting out of my nose, due to sudden and uncontrolable laughter! THAT was funny.

But seriously guys, this is a full restoration project that I'm undertaking. Its near completion, and the wire harness is new and beautiful, along with everything else on that car. To go and cut the connectors, only to have them replaced with ring terminals is a little "butcher" if you ask me, not to mention an impatient move. It would loose quite messy once installed on the coil. I would rather wait, and do it right. But thank you for the input, I do apreciate the suggestion.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think ring terminals would look MUCH cleaner than those giant things. Ring terminals you can tuck together, those things throw the wires in all directions. Do whatever, but I'd be looking at what they're obviously implying you should be using.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 5:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

oldskoolbug wrote:
lucille66 wrote:
Mitey62 wrote:
Why don't you just use ring terminals? That's how it's supposed to work.


Why don't you just fly out to where he's at and GIVE him some? Oh, that's right - probably because you don't have a plane ticket just like he doesn't have ring terminals. Use your head. Don't you think if he had these he would use them?


I was enjoying my "beverage" until it came squirting out of my nose, due to sudden and uncontrolable laughter! THAT was funny.

But seriously guys, this is a full restoration project that I'm undertaking. Its near completion, and the wire harness is new and beautiful, along with everything else on that car. To go and cut the connectors, only to have them replaced with ring terminals is a little "butcher" if you ask me, not to mention an impatient move. It would loose quite messy once installed on the coil. I would rather wait, and do it right. But thank you for the input, I do apreciate the suggestion.



Doesn't sound like a "full restoration" if your using a flamethrower II Coil Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You should be able to find em at an auto parts store, you have the right coil. I had to do the same to mine, but I had several coils laying around and raided them off the spares.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Local hardware store should have 'em, too. My local TruValue carries them.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You could convert to ring connectors.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Doesn't sound like a "full restoration" if your using a flamethrower II Coil Rolling Eyes
Exactly!
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 5:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

hkoch wrote:
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Doesn't sound like a "full restoration" if your using a flamethrower II Coil Rolling Eyes
Exactly!


There is a big difference between a REBUILD and a RESTORATION. Some use the term RESTORE to mean REBUILD.

Restore is to put the car back as it was when it left the dealers showroom in 1967.

Rebuild is to make it road worthy using parts from any and all sources that work, not period correct but functionally usable.

I suspect this is a REBUILD.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 5:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

djkeev wrote:
hkoch wrote:
sixty9fasty wrote:



Doesn't sound like a "full restoration" if your using a flamethrower II Coil Rolling Eyes
Exactly!


There is a big difference between a REBUILD and a RESTORATION. Some use the term RESTORE to mean REBUILD.

Restore is to put the car back as it was when it left the dealers showroom in 1967.

Rebuild is to make it road worthy using parts from any and all sources that work, not period correct but functionally usable.

I suspect this is a REBUILD.

Dave


Perhaps I should use ring terminals! After all, ring terminals would make it "road worthy using parts from any and all sources that work", so I think I'll cut the wiring harness, and throw them on. After all, whats a REBUILD, without some non correct, but functionally usable parts? Laughing

Thanks for the comments guys, keep 'em coming. I find this highly amusing this far.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 8:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Try your local wrecking yard. Take your coil and explain what you need. More than likely they will have a pile of old coils somewhere or at least one with those fittings in one of the automobiles in the yard.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eric&Barb wrote:
Try your local wrecking yard. Take your coil and explain what you need. More than likely they will have a pile of old coils somewhere or at least one with those fittings in one of the automobiles in the yard.


Actually, thanks to a member of this forum, I will be receiving my much needed terminals in the mail. He was very generous, and mailed them to me early this morning. Just goes to show that there are some good people left in this world! Smile

So once I receive them, I can continue with my rebuild! Wink
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