[ROVERNET - UK] P6 -SD1 spark plug gap?
vmitps at netspace.net.au
Wed Jan 17 08:46:45 GMT 2007
If all normal coils were equal, yes.
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From: <defender110 at ozemail.com.au>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2007 7:16 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] P6 -SD1 spark plug gap?
> In the Kettering world, a standard coil is a coil no matter who the
> manufacturer. Most have a 1:100 voltage ratio converting the primary's
> 200 induced volts up to 20,000v for the dizzy --> plugs.
> A "sports" coil may have a voltage ratio of 1:150 or more rarely 1:200
> to give approx 30-40kV at the plugs.
> Keep in mind that in racing/sports applications, consistent long term
> performance and reliability are not part of the agenda.
> South Oz
> Paul Smith wrote:
> > P6Bs are ballasted.
> > It is er questionable that Rover spent a lot of time getting the coil
just right - I get a Jap coil and the starting improves... have one on the
TC and the SC. I'd say they used whatever Lucas supplied.
> > PVS
> > <mounting soapbox>
> > Nothing beats a properly sorted/maintained/adjusted OEM system.
> > After all, the manufacturer has spent far more R&D $$$$'s than we mere
> > mortals will ever have in developing the system in the first place!
> > <dismounting soapbox>
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