<VV> 2 performance questions
62vair at gmail.com
Fri Feb 14 22:38:05 EST 2014
#1. The cap and rotor should last 10 times longer with a high energy
ignition. Instead of lower voltage higher amperage, the spark delivered
with pertronix is high voltage and low amperage, its the current flow
(amperage) that erodes ignition parts.
#2. My car was doing the same thing and it was a combination of timing and
carb balance/idle speed/idle mixture.
On Feb 13, 2014 6:59 PM, <judynrandy at comcast.net> wrote:
> 1. What is the consensus for how long to run a distributor cap, rotor,
> and plugs these days? Yes, i'm using a pertronix I.
> 2. In a well used, (not abused- it came to me this way, no smoke, but it
> lacks in power somewhat) stock '63 84 hp engine and pg, what would cause it
> to briefly hesitate (almost like a quick cough) when I start to push down
> on the gas pedal to accelerate, as in when you start out from a standing
> stop such as a stoplight? (The accelerator pump cups have been replaced.
> It did it before, and still does it now. This engine also is using a
> Pertronix I )
> Randy (Cap'n) Hook
> '60 700 4dr '64' 110/4spd
> '63 ragtop 110/pg
> '65 monza 4dr 84/pg
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