<VV> ignitor 2 coil question

corvairs at pacifier.com corvairs at pacifier.com
Tue Feb 26 02:54:01 EST 2013

   This is only partially correct. While you cannot use the Flamethrower
II coil with anything other than an Ignitor II, you can use almost any
coil with the Ignitor II. Pertronix claims that the II coil works
"better" with the Ignitor II, but is not the only coil that will work.


 My red car developed an intermittent miss last year that I can only notice
> when cruising on 25-45 mph roads.  Someone suggested it was quite likely
> that the coil was the culprit, and that they gave up on the flamethrower
> coils but that leaves me with a question.
> According to Clark's catalog the Ignitor 2 requires the Flamethrower 2
> coil, and the Ignitor 1 can not be used with the Flamethrower 2 coil.  Is
> this all accurate or is it marketing hype on the part of the Ignitor
> manufacturer?
> If I can't install a standard coil from one of my other cars onto the
> Ignitor 2 car I can't test the Ignitor that way to confirm that the coil
> is
> the problem.  If I want to test the Flamethrower 2 coil without the
> Ignitor
> 2 I'll have to remove the Ignitor and install points.  This seems to be
> quite a nuisance.
> Thanks for any help, and thanks to those who offered distributor curve
> advice as well!
> Ray Rodriguez III
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