MC vs Automotive coils

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MC vs Automotive coils

Post by Jeff L » Sat Aug 29, 2015 1:16 pm

is there a difference? I have to run 6v coils for the electronic ignition I just picked up, is a coil a coil? I can get auto coils cheaper than mc coils.
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Re: MC vs Automotive coils

Post by hansgoudzwaard » Sat Aug 29, 2015 4:14 pm

I googled that online, and some of the articles referred to this piece written in 1975.

http://www.eurospares.com/graphics/engi ... ilTest.pdf

I still need to read most of it, but it seems you can use car coils.

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Re: MC vs Automotive coils

Post by Jeff L » Sun Aug 30, 2015 11:40 am

Thanks man...interesting read. Seems that if I were still using the points system it would be an improvement. I'm gonna make a call to the co. that makes the ignition system I bought to see if the added voltage will damage it or not.
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