<VV> FW: 140 guys please help

Frank DuVal corvairduval at cox.net
Mon May 25 13:52:46 EDT 2015

Could also be the points plate losing ground. A common failure. Same 
symptoms as points wire with broken strands, only fails when points 
plate moves.

An easy cure is to solder a very flexible wire (braid) from the moving 
points plate to the stationary points plate.

A more proper cure is to repair the "bushing" area of the points plate.

Frank DuVal

On 5/25/2015 11:43 AM, Joel McGregor via VirtualVairs wrote:
> How could this be anything other than his points wire?  Vacuum advance disconnected the wire isn't moving around as much so it runs 90%.  Vacuum advance connected the broken wire is getting moved around a lot so it runs terrible.
> Joel McGregor
>> Guy on Vurtual Vairs suggested I had too much advance and to remove and
>> plug the vac line and see if that helps. Good in town, so out to the
>> freeway, 70mph, ran 90%
>> Vac line back on,,, same same
>> Ralph

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