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      installed electronic ignition now tach wont-work.
      tryed every thing tech guys at “igniter” said to do ;
      resisters adjs ect still no tach. any ideas before i
      go back to points i miss my tach 🙁 🙁

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          Another article on the subject…

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          I just fitted an Ignitor to a new replacement Lucas distributor without vac. advance which came with a basketcase SV. The tach worked on cold start but would cut out after a short run. I fitted capacitors which gave me a minimum reading of 2500RPM at idle no matter what I did with the adjustment screw. I finally fitted the needle at the "M" of RPM and moved it in a preload fashion to rest against a rigged stop pin at 0 RPM. That is the only way I could get things somwhat straightened out. I get a credible reading at low RPM’s after what the instrument’s reading is irrelevant.

          I had to modify the Ignitor’s mounting base to lower the pickup coil because it sat well above the magnetic rotor and gave no spark at all otherwise.


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