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Re: atomic 4 igniition points

Originally Posted by jp67047 View Post
We tune it each fall, with a complete change of plugs, wires, condenser, cap, and rotor. It runs good until the points burn. We have tried changing the coil also. Could this be some kind of distributor problem?
then you are at the distributor/timing/dwell, or else leaving the key on too long...something is causing current to flow for too long...not sure, but you may have a ballast resistor that has failed....but they usually fail opening which would cause the engine to NOT start at all.
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