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Pertronix distributor problems
09/28/13 at 20:10:51
 
I changed from a old Mallery Dist with Msd to the Pertronix Dist with the Pertronix coil. The problem is there is very little spark you can hardly see the spark car hardly runs. Has anyone else had this problem or may know what the problem could be.The car is a 69 AMX 390 any help would be great!
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Re: Pertronix distributor problems
Reply #1 - 09/28/13 at 22:01:36
 
You HAVE to run a FULL 12 volts to that distributor that has the Ignitor III module in it which means you have to bypass the factory resistance wire.  
 
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Re: Pertronix distributor problems
Reply #2 - 09/29/13 at 14:11:46
 
It's the Ignitor II this is the second Dist they replaced the 1st one and this one is not much better I will run a new Ign wire but I have run a wire direct from the battery with no difference.
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Re: Pertronix distributor problems
Reply #3 - 09/30/13 at 02:34:29
 
Are you using the recommended coil ??. ..77.
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Re: Pertronix distributor problems
Reply #4 - 09/30/13 at 12:32:20
 
Yes the Ignitor II
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