[Healeys] Distributor cap and wires

Bob Haskell rchaskell at earthlink.net
Sat Mar 10 05:23:04 MST 2018


The screw is suppose to pierce the insulation and solidly contact (embed 
in?) the copper core at the center of the ignition wire.  Doesn't work 
well with carbon ignition leads.


Bob Haskell
AHCA 3000 MkI registrar

On 03/09/2018 11:08 PM, Elton Schulz wrote:
> Fellow Listers,
> I recently purchased a new Lucas side entry distributor cap and new 
> ignition wires. I'm having no success in fastening the wires with the 
> cap's screws.  The screws are right up against the bottom stops of the 
> wire holes and the screws have too little wire to bite into. Try as I 
> might, the wires pull out with no effort.  What am I missing? Should 
> there be a thimble or sorts or something over the wire's end for the 
> screw to catch?
> Thanks for your help.
> Elton
> BJ7
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