[Roadsters] Datsun-roadsters dying
RacerY at comcast.net
Thu May 21 20:54:37 MDT 2009
> Last night my son's car died in the middle of the road. B We were able to
> determine what seems to be a "short" in the ignition switch. B We banged on
> the column and got it running, then it shorted out. B Any suggestions of if
> this is repairable or has to be replaced?
My '68 has this symptom- if you return it just a bit from the 'start'
position, it runs again.
The ignition circuit must have a small gap between 'start' and 'run',
and the detents aren't
quite lined up with the contacts. I keep meaning to fix it, but it's
more of a feature
now than a fault...
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