<VV> Coil Question
paulvair at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 3 07:05:50 EST 2018
I've been using the HEI distributor. Twice as hot a spark as conventional set up. It's a self contained unit that is a drop in job. Plugs will still fire in worst conditions. Even badly fouled plugs will fire. Great cold start up as well. You'll often get better mileage too. Have an extra one I'll sell for $150.Paul Fox
On Monday, December 3, 2018 02:19:55 AM EST, Matt Nall via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
I'd like to replace the junky AutoZone coil with a better quality one, my 66 Monza has the 110 engine with a FAST (formerly Crane Cams) XR700 ignition. That ignition system calls for a standard "points" coil. I noticed in Clark's catalog a Bosch coil that's expensive but my research indicates that it's a superior coil, epoxy filled instead of oil. Clark's catalog shows a picture of the Bosch coil as 0 221 119 027, which is their "0012 Blue" coil. However, specs online indicate it has a 3.4 ohms primary resistance, isn't that too high for a Corvair that has the resistor wire in place? I currently do have the resistor wire in place. Can I use the Bosch coil with the resistor wire, or would I need to remove it? Any advice would be appreciated, thanks guys
Thanks everyone...Bill Hershkowitz
Bill and others....
Yes it is with the resistor wire in place. You want a Coil with primary resistance of 1.3 ohms or LESS.....and the late Bob Helt agrees!
Matt NallSea Ranch, near Charleston, Or.
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