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Post  seipgam on Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:57 am

A while age when I was getting my Kestrel 66 (13D) on the road I went through the electrics bit by bit, fitting new-
Spark Plug, Lead, Points, Brightspark Easycap Condenser, Coil.

I noticed a significant performance improvement after fitting the new coil. While of course I am happy with this, could someone please explain how an old coil deteriorates and affects performance?

Cheers, Geoff.
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Post  kerabo on Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:13 pm

Geoff

It's possible you have your timing set better after fitting the coil.
This could give improved performance

Ken
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Post  keith.hodgenia on Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:43 pm

With time the insulation on the windings deteriorates, and you get a poor or no spark. The current and voltage is still produced as it was but it leaks to earth before it can work as designed. Keith.

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Post  seipgam on Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:39 pm

Thanks for the reply Keith, that clears it up for me.

And Ken - timing and points correct before and after.

Gheers, Geoff.
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