John Windwood wood at winds27.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Mar 12 18:37:25 GMT 2005

My Dad had the same problem with his 3500 V8. Turned out it was a bad module
on the electronic ignition (Lumenition in his case.) If you dont sort the
problem quickly, switch back to points for a while and see if the problem
goes away.
Kind Regards
John Windwood

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ray Wilkins" <raywilk at yahoo.com>
To: "RoverNet Mailing List" <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 12, 2005 2:05 PM

> I have the worst kind of problem with my P6B - an
> intermittent problem! This means it's very hard to
> identify.
> I would be driving along and the car would just die -
> no revs, no spark and no power steering. So that would
> seem to indicate, no electrics - yes?
> I would get out, open the bonnet, fiddle with the
> ignition leads at the dizzie and also the lead to the
> coil, push them down that sort of thing. Jump in the
> car and fire her up no worries. Normally this has
> happened only once during a trip but today it happened
> twice in a very short space of time.
> The car has Pirana electronic ignition.
> So, where do I start looking and what would cause this
> total shutdown? Coil? King Lead? Dizzie cap? Any and
> all suggestions would be very very much appreciated. I
> hope to hear from someone soon.
> Thanks,
> Ray Wilkins
> 1976 P6B
> Melbourne, Australia
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