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by Nickol
Wed May 28, 2014 8:54 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: It is never the coil !!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2614

Re: It is never the coil !!!

Yes of course; it is intended to be a back up but when it arrives, to prove that it is ok will have to fit it - and then if it works there would be little point in removing it again :roll:

That being the case, the Tai'coil will act as a spare ( and hopefully never needed)
by Nickol
Tue May 27, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: It is never the coil !!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2614

Re: It is never the coil !!!

There has been in the last few years a gradual demise in manufacturing here; even though record exports are being reported. My firm, who make water turbines etc nowadays only do about 25 % locally - the rest is world wide and the quality is often an issue with our customers. Just a sidetrack that - ...
by Nickol
Mon May 26, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: It is never the coil !!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2614

Re: It is never the coil !!!

I thought you might wince at that info...... :-? I was thinking on the same lines to get a reputable brand but, as you poin tout, it is very likely no longar "made in Germany". In any case which model? Dynamo - having seen previous comments in the forum I already have it in mind to do just as you su...
by Nickol
Mon May 26, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: It is never the coil !!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2614

Re: It is never the coil !!!

I would say that the coil that was on mine was not original. Anyway, using the same HT cables as before and with the new Taiwanese coil Morris is singing sweetly again. I have examined the old coil at its ceramic nose, so to speak to determine whether there is minute crack to be seen but I cannot pe...
by Nickol
Mon May 26, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Fuel guage being funky
Replies: 8
Views: 1434

Re: Fuel guage being funky

My treveller, when I got it, had a similar problem which took a while to solve. One of the previous owners had obviously been scouring the junk yrads for anything which would fit and installed a sender unit for the earlier models which not only had positiv earth but also to compensate for this , pre...
by Nickol
Sat May 24, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: It is never the coil !!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2614

Re: It is never the coil !!!

No, it was indeed the coil on its last legs. Just before fitting and connecting up the new one, I did connect up the now renovated lead to the old coil and tried to start . no go. Then with the new coil fitted - the starter motor, it seems did not need to turn over , the motor started on its own acc...
by Nickol
Sat May 24, 2014 6:32 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: It is never the coil !!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2614

Re: It is never the coil !!!

The picture, by the way is of Morris with his stable mate who is a 1947............have a guess!!
by Nickol
Sat May 24, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: It is never the coil !!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2614

It is never the coil !!!

I have been greatly helped by this forum and members engine problems, in trying to recocile my own. Some background. Last Autumn my '68 Traveller started to misbehave ; lacking power and gernerally being sluggish although it always started well. I live in the hills of middle Germany at approx the sa...