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by rreems
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

Re: No spark

I decided to put the original points tat came with the car and it started but really bad misfire not running good!
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by rreems
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

Re: No spark

Hi Thanks for all the excellent advice, just to give you an update I've now fitted new Points and condenser set the correct gap, made sure wires are correct on coil, tested Coil this has 12v going to it, still won't start no spark at plugs! I've looked at all the links for both Accuspark set up and ...
by rreems
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

Re: No spark

Forgot to mention there is a white wire with black tracer attached to nothing either end This was attached to the black wire coming out of the Accuspark to the coil, the red wire from the Accuspark went to the other side of the coil but wit the points set up I only have one wire from points to coil ...
by rreems
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

Re: No spark

Hi thanks for the advice! I’ve literally rebuilt that car, but sadly electrics isn’t a strong point as you may have guessed! It’s negative earth The coil is market + and -and there Is 12v to the + side of the coil with the ignition switched on! I replaced the head gsk and she was running so not sure...
by rreems
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

Re: No spark

Thanks for this! Could you please tell me Is there a single wire going from item 7 in the diagram to which side of the coil?
Thanks

Richard
by rreems
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

Re: No spark

Hi Bob you are correct it is Accuspark my mistake! I was going to try points again to see if the unit was duff it’s only been fitted for 3 years, but I don’t know how to wire up with A points set up! Electrics isn’t a strong point so not sure where the Wires attach from the dizzy to the coil! Thanks...
by rreems
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

Re: No spark

Hi I Left the Ecuspark unit in, tried taking the main HT. lead Out of the dizzy putting to earth turning the car over no spark! Tried a new coil Repeated the process no Spark! I have new points and condenser to try but don’t know how to wire up as the wires for the Ecuspark are attached to the unit ...
by rreems
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

Re: No spark

Thanks again, I’ll remember what the Dizzy is next time!!
Thanks Mike I do have one of those plug testers very useful.
Thanks for your help
Much appreciated
Richard
by rreems
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

Re: No spark

Excuse my ignorance what is the dizzy? Do you mean the distributor cap? Do I test the main lead by taking not off the distributor cap end and put to earth and turn the car over?
I have replaced the plugs but will put points and condenser in and see what happens! Thanks for the advice
Richard
by rreems
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: No spark
Replies: 29
Views: 714

No spark

Hi My 68 four door doesn’t have a spark at the plugs!
I have changed the coil still no joy
I did fit an ecuspark unit 2 years ago And has been running fine since my question is could that have failed and how would I check low tension spark?
Thanks
Richard
by rreems
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing
Replies: 13
Views: 431

Re: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing

I bought a head gal set from ESM, carb gsk all Fitted job done!
Thanks for your input really invaluable
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by rreems
Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing
Replies: 13
Views: 431

Re: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing

Is this a common failure because of the modern parts that are available Today?
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by rreems
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing
Replies: 13
Views: 431

Re: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing

Thanks again really appreciate your advice
Richard
by rreems
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing
Replies: 13
Views: 431

Re: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing

Hi Guys
I’ve found the problem but not sure of the cause!
Head gasket blown between 3rd and 4th
Cylinder! Uploaded a photo hope you can see it
Would welcome any ideas
Richard

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by rreems
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing
Replies: 13
Views: 431

Re: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing

Hi
I did take the rocker cover off to see if the Valves were ok and nothing was amiss there! I'll try and borrow a compression tester and give that a go! I've removed the carb for cleaning and checking failing this I suspect a valve or cylinder head Problem Maybe :(
Regards

Richard
by rreems
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing
Replies: 13
Views: 431

Re: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing

Hi Guys
Thanks for the advice, the Petrol is spitting out where the air cleaner would be
Will try these steps and let you know how it goes
Thanks again
Richard
by rreems
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing
Replies: 13
Views: 431

Car not starting well, seems to be miss firing

Hi took my My 1968 4 door for a run all running well returned home and the car wouldn't start at first, got it started with great difficulty missing terribly thought it was the plugs changed those still the same problem, then I noticed a strange noise coming from the carb took the Air cleaner off as...
by rreems
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Indicators
Replies: 10
Views: 880

Re: Indicators

I really appreciate the help everyone has given me but I didn’t appreciate the tone of the last post it seems a little aggressive!
Sorry if i’ve Offended you!
by rreems
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Indicators
Replies: 10
Views: 880

Re: Indicators

Hi guys thanks for the suggestions I connected the wires together and the indicator lights stay on!
What does that mean?
by rreems
Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Indicators
Replies: 10
Views: 880

Indicators

Hi just had some major work done on my 1968 minor I've put everything together connected up the lights but the indicators weren't working at all! Then after a bit of fiddling they come in without flashing just on all the time when I indicate both left and right! The indicator stalk light isn't on at...