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good o'l electical question #5077
10/02/05 8:34 pm
10/02/05 8:34 pm
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My question is this: I f i'am running a Boyer electronic ignition , what kind of plug wires and caps do i run ?. supression ones or stock . The reason is this , after i fixed my oil pump problem i put back the cover and timming stuff as per specs when i took them apart . Now the problem is the damn thing will not start !!!. I have checked the timming about 3 times , rotot position, flywheel notch , pionter on stator lines up with cover pionter . I also checked the piston with a tdc guage all looks good . Now i'am running a dual fire 3 ohm coil...which ran great before i took the oil pump off . allthough i think there was a missfire issue with the plugs acouple times. This is the symptoms checked Boyer box as per specs to see if i burned it out if i touch the wires together the plugs spark. Okay so when i take the right side plug out and ground it i get nothing , about 10 kicks later there will be a spark . the same on the other side . some times they will both spark then stop after a few kicks . I have changed wires caps plugs . checked the wires etc. I'am i getting rf frequency interuptions or is my black box crapped out . I took a ohm measure on the coil and it read 2.8 ohms but before when it was new it read a solid 3 ohms . Well i have bought a 4.2 ohm coil for electronic ignitions to try . Any thoughts would help out greatlly as i have been struggling with this for awhile , missed a mc trip to baja as well cause the damn thing won't run ...YET!!.........thanks guys ......66lightnig conversation piece.


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Re: good o'l electical question #5078
10/04/05 2:29 am
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Black, with original breaker point ignition OR Boyer analog, you want copper HT leads. Suppresion is required for Boyer microdigital, but that system produces a higher secondary voltage - with standard coils you need as little resistance as possible.

FWIW, I was using some old wires that were corroded where I couldn't see, inside the insulation near the ends, and they were producing some wierd and inconsistent symptoms, primarily when hot. So you may want to take a good look at those wires if they're old. If that doesn't pan out, you may have to resort to the "What did I touch last?" approach...


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Re: good o'l electical question #5079
10/04/05 3:12 pm
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thanks Mark. Yeah i will check it all out agian , ihope the black box is not crapped out . I'am going to try another coil { new to see if that is the problem }. Also i may have access to another black box . Thanks .....DEAN


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