[Healeys] BJ8 timing, gap, plugs
simon.lachlan at homecall.co.uk
Thu May 11 12:55:51 MDT 2017
Thanks for this Ira.
Now, just to be sure….
We think the charging problem lies in the genny.(It’s failed every test). We’ll replace it and, hopefully, move on!!
Then, amongst other things, we’ll look at the timing and the plugs. ie as a tuning, not a charging, issue.
From: i erbs [mailto:eyera3000 at gmail.com]
Sent: 11 May 2017 19:38
To: Simon Lachlan <simon.lachlan at homecall.co.uk>
Cc: Healey List <healeys at autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [Healeys] BJ8 timing, gap, plugs
might want to re-polarize or check the voltage regulator. It may have been damaged with the charging issues you are having.
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On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 9:39 AM, Simon Lachlan <simon.lachlan at homecall.co.uk <mailto:simon.lachlan at homecall.co.uk> > wrote:
We shall be doing a few things to my nephew’s BJ8 next week. (Assuming we can get its (new) genny to charge).
Now, so far as we know, it’s engine is pretty stock except it’s running a Pertronix electronic ignition and an Ignitor/Pertronix hot(ter) coil.
Any advice as to which plugs?
Where to set the timing? (I’ll be using a timing light).
Have a thought, or a giggle, on Monday 10:00 GMT when I’ll be taking a generator, a (gun-shaped) timing light, numerous wires and other menacing sundries through airport security.
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