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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2020, 12:24 PM
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Posted By Jim/GA
Re: Spark Question

It's not really a "ground wire".

The wire from the lower plate connects back to the wire that goes up to the ignition switch, which then goes to the coil + post (in Henry's original wiring scheme...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 08:30 PM
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Jim/GA
Re: Spark Question

When checking for voltage at the points, be sure to insert a non-conductive material (a thin piece of cardboard) between the points. Then voltage will be read on the movable arm, but not on the fixed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Jim/GA
Re: Spark Question

No. It is a very subtle dimple that the pin drops down into. Very easy to miss.

If you miss the dimple during one pass, the engine crankshaft needs to make 2 full turns to get back to where you...
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