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BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER.... A's, G's & E's


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    Pdxgeo
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    Post by Pdxgeo Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:15 pm

    I installed a pertronix unit on my dizzy today along with a flamethrower coil, new wires and plugs and now I have zero spark...

    Ive done this on other cars in the past and it was pretty plug and play, is there somrthing about this setup thats different?

    I have a 67 with 170 and I believe all parts are stock.

    Thanks
    Pdxgeo
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    Post by Pdxgeo Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:43 pm

    I am guessing its a loose wire or more likely a bad crimp. I will get back out there tomorrow when theres better light and figure this out!
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    Post by jrdunn96 Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:21 pm

    You might also check the ground path. I've had that bite me before.
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    Jim
    Pdxgeo
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    Post by Pdxgeo Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:15 pm

    I have the wrong module, I have the 1261 and apparently a Load O matic dizzy so I need the 1266. I should have read the archive BEFORE starting the job...

    Order has been placed and I will update once done.

    Seth G
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    Post by Seth G Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:09 pm

    When I did mine I got a module that didn't align up to space it right with the acrylic spacer, I just elongate the hole. Like everyone said, make sure the ground is good and also you have to bypass the resister wire and run straight 12v to it iirc.
    Pdxgeo
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    Post by Pdxgeo Mon Dec 07, 2020 4:47 pm

    Update: I got the correct unit and installed it and it is like a completely different vehicle. It starts with a tap of the key now, no pumping, cranking or stalling! The rebuilt carb obviously has a lot to do with it as well but this is definitely the outcome I was hoping for!

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