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Yes send John your core and you will get one back. I do not drive in the rain as mine is just a show queen now so I just put on a carter mechanical fuel pump and let the wipers be decorations.Do you know if they are building them with parts that can stand up to the bad fuel being sold today?
I was reading about the after market coils so be care full. I got lucky and found a good oem take out on a bidding sight.I put an electric pump on it today. I just happened to a 24 volt Facet pump in stock. It’s getting plenty of fuel now but it quits running after it warms up. It will get a new coil tomorrow.
You are so right. Finding a working M series coil is a challenge. I’ve been told the new chrome ones come from Korea. I don’t know if that is true but they don’t take the heat very well. I imagine it gets pretty hot inside the distributor housing even with the little vacuum line that is supposed to circulate some air through there. I replaced the coil today with another chrome unit. I took it for a nice long ride and it ran real good. I will keep the electric fuel pump in play. I just think it moves more fuel and allows the fuel to stay a bit cooler. As for the coil, I once made an adaptor that went inside the distributor in place of the coil. I connected a spark plug wire to a contact that mated up to the spring on the distributor cap. I ran the spark plug wire and the negative points wire out of the inspection plug hole. I used a 12 volt coil ( because that’s all I had) that I half tapped the batteries to supply +12 v. I mounted the coil to the fire wall. I’m thinking of doing this again but I will use a 24 volt coil. It will stay a lot cooler and if it needs to be replaced it will be much easier. I know... I won’t be able to Ford a river with it. Wasn’t planning on it anyway.I was reading about the after market coils so be care full. I got lucky and found a good oem take out on a bidding sight.
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