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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

Why not ask Pertronix ??? Maybe they can clear up your confusion ... This is the last time that I will open this thread .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

Nobody said that idle speed had anything to do with all out performance , its just a characteristic of the performance coils that I have used . You obviously have problems with reading comprehension...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

None of the model A's that I have now even had a coil when I got them .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

I figured that would be the next negitive comment . As I have said many times before , I have nothing to prove or gain here. Actually I never said that idle rpm was the test of increased power. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

I believe that Ford increased spark plug gap to .035 before model A production ended ... Anyway , I have always set my spark plug gap at .035 on my model A's and most others with points ignition ....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

I usually look at this forum several times a day . I haven't seen any inconsistant voltage ratings of the Flamethrower type coil that I use posted on this forum . I do remember a post where Mr HL...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

If this was really the case, no matter what coil or distributor that was used would increase the spark . This is really no so !!! I use a gap of .035 - thats thirty five thousants at the spark plugs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

About the only thing that effects original tar filled model A coils is carbon tracks that extend up to the metal tube housing. Carbon tracks can short the coil but can be scraped off . Carbon tracks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

Some have claimed that the epoxy filled flame thrower coils get too hot to touch . I have had no such problem with mine . I could use either the epoxy or oil filled version as long as they are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

Sorry Bob Bidonde, That hasn't been my experience With the Flame thrower coil .Do you actually have any experience at all with the 40611 coil . It wouldn't matter to me where it was made if it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,722
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

I'm with Bob-A and AL in NY . I use the epoxy filled 3 ohm black coil= PN 40611 on my 12 volt roadster . These coils need no resister . Like Bob-A says you'll be glad you did . I get instant starts...
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