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Old 07-16-2020, 04:41 PM   #12
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Default Re: Someday this engine will run right.

Originally Posted by oldskool View Post
i heard you can't run solid core ign wires with pertronix is that correct?

Thats correct the Pertronix will not run correctly with solid core ignition wires especially if its a 6 volt system. Things get really bad when its a six volt system I know from first hand experience. Another issue with 6 volts any ignition resister should be removed for the conversion. Theres no longer any need to reduce the voltage to the ignition system when converting to Pertronix this apply's to 6 volt as well as 12 volt. And the final no no is do not leave the ignition switch on if the engine is not running that will kill the module how long it takes however is a mystery.
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