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Admin03.07.2021

Heavy

The only way to have the vehicle up and running again is with a ballast resistor replacement.
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Admin11.08.2021

Heavy

On old cars there can be an "unintentional" ballast resistor.
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Admin17.06.2021

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These new after market coils today produce substantially higher discharge voltage than the original coils so produce much more internal heat.
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Admin10.07.2021

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Ballast Resistor

When measuring the resistance across the two leads of the pick-up coil you should see a 150-900 ohm reading.
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Admin18.07.2021

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Ballast Resistor

So the industry moved from oil-filled coils to the "E-core" coil, which was air-cooled.
Admin24.07.2021

Do I need a ballast resistor with electronic ignition?

The theory of operation is very simple.
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Admin18.07.2021

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I would suggest you use an "E-core" coil such as is found in the late Ford TFI electronic ignition system.
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Admin16.07.2021

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Make sure to attach securely to the connecting terminal, by wrapping the wire around the post and tightening with a screwdriver.
Admin13.08.2021

Ballast Resistors, Resistance and Coils

So here's my question: how do I determine the ohm rating on the coil now on my motor, and where do I go for a new coil if I need one that has 1.
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