<VV> Ignition Woes
gojoe283 at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 4 21:03:24 EST 2018
Thanks for your suggestions folks.
I unhooked the CraneCams ignition, put in a new set of points, new condenser, new coil, new rotor, and redid the wiring from the points to the coil. She ran horribly for about 5 minutes, stalled, and refused to start again.
I set the points gap at .019. No other changes.
Then I removed the points, reconnected the CraneCams ignition, she started and ran fine. It is quite possible that the coil was bad because last summer she overheated badly on a hot summer day in city traffic, the A/C on full blast.
In any case I've been sold on electronic ignition system upgrades for older cars for a long time. As long as they are working, they are a huge improvement over points.
Despite my exhausting walk along I-87 between Yonkers and Monsey last night, I couldn't find that darn ignition switch! Bob must have really found it! Even went through 3 sets of flashlight batteries!! :-)
So I may have to break down and get one for $15.00 in eBay. One with the 1969 style key LOL.
Again, thanks everyone for your help!...Bill
66 Monza Sport Sedan - Artesian Turquoise110 PG factory A/C
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