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08-30-2009 13:33:04

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I have a D14. It does go through a lot of points. It has been converted to 12V.My question does it need a reducer from (12-6) will that help the points last..Or the heck with that and switch it to Electronic ignition. Pro Cons Thanks

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09-01-2009 13:54:26

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 Re: D14 in reply to gerks, 08-30-2009 13:33:04  
If you are using negative ground,the negative side of the coil needs to go to the points or it will burn them out prematurely.

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08-31-2009 09:53:52

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 Re: D14 in reply to gerks, 08-30-2009 13:33:04  
Your local auto parts store can also supply a coil withe resistor built in.

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Jeff Z.

08-30-2009 14:11:41

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 Re: D14 in reply to gerks, 08-30-2009 13:33:04  
Yes, It should have a ballast resistor in the ignition line to the coil.
The other way is to get a coil with 3ohm internal resitance like the one in the link.

John at the Brillman Company and Steve at B&B can supply you one.
Steve: customcircuits@gmail.com
You can also try NAPA

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Jeff Z.

08-30-2009 14:13:24

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 Re: D14 in reply to Jeff Z., 08-30-2009 14:11:41  
Talk to John or Steve about electronic ignitions.
Both of them can answer all your Questions.

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