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Username Post: Electronic ignition        (Topic#347914)
Denver56BelAir 
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Denver56BelAir
Loc: Parker, Colorado
Reg: 01-11-05
10-28-17 06:43 AM - Post#2712449    

I have a single point distributor in a 327 small block. I'm considering installing a points conversion kit or getting a new electronic distributor and coil. I need some advice. The car runs pretty good as is.

Paul
Parker, Colorado
56 BelAir Post, T56, 327, 4:11, Astro custom chrome steel wheels,
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raycow 
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raycow
Loc: San Francisco, CA
Reg: 11-26-02
10-28-17 02:35 PM - Post#2712482    
    In response to Denver56BelAir

I have installed Pertronix conversions in all of my OE points type distributors. My goal with all of them was zero points maintenance rather than a performance improvement. Toward that end, I used stock (or stock replacement) coils with all of those conversions and I have experienced NO ignition failures of any kind. The oldest one has been running for about 15 years now.

Ray

Those who choose an automatic transmission want transportation. Those who choose a manual transmission want to drive.


 
57tim 
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57tim
Loc: Cameron, Wi, USA
Reg: 11-09-01
10-28-17 05:37 PM - Post#2712496    
    In response to raycow

I have the Crane points eliminator. I have had it for many years without a failure. It uses the high points of the dizzy cam to fire. It uses standard points coil and ballast resistor.

My car seems to start quicker then with points.

57 Bel Air 2dr Ht
327 700r4
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