Re: [DML] Re: Stock Ignition vs HEI Ignition
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Re: [DML] Re: Stock Ignition vs HEI Ignition



Bill, please could you take the time to answer the following two questions.

- Did you ever try running your wider gapped plugs with the stock coil?

- Did the engine ever run badly with a healthy OEM ignition system and 
seen to be *fixed* with HEI?

I'm not trying to pick a fight, I appreciate you kept your post to the 
facts, and if the answer to either of the above is a "yes", I'll shut 
up. I'm sure owners out there may well be interested in upgrading.

Personally "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". Ignition isn't like 
suspension or electrics - if it's working to begin with, there's not a 
lot you can do to make it work "better". My own experience of 
"performance ignition" was a turbo engine that just wouldn't take boost 
till I switched back to an original Bosch coil. Maybe I was doing 
something wrong.

Martin


On 09/07/2012 20:48, content22207 wrote:
> For the past 8 years I have had very good success with HEI ignition: .05" plug gaps and a higher winding coil (*HIGHER INPUT VOLTAGE*) capable of jumping them.
.

> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "daveswingle2" <swingle_dmc@...> wrote:
>> At the voltages involved a few hundred ohms is insignificant, and the system will only run at the voltage required to jump the spark gap anyway.




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