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Re: Sparky

I forgot to add, does ones' weight factor into the number of feet one
will be thrown from the back of ones' car?

'68 FB (Thumper)
'70 Bug

On Fri, 19 Jun 1998 14:30:48  king5zreo writes:
>	OUCH!!!
>'68 FB (Thumper)
>'70 Bug
>On Fri, 19 Jun 1998 10:00:00 -0700 "Erkson, Toby" 
><toby.erkson@intel.com> writes:
>>Color?  Who uses color?!  Grab the coil lead in your left hand and 
>>right index finger in the distributor hole where it would normally 
>>plug in. 
>>Have a friend start the car.  Use the below table to determine coil
>>1) Engine continues to run and you are frozen in place -
>>    After-market coil:  Excellent condition, not defective.
>>    Stock coil:  Defective resistor, replace coil.  Coil and you 
>>                 burn out soon.
>>2) Engine continues to run and you can dance and scream -
>>    After-market coil:  Excellent condition, you are defective.
>>    Stock coil:  As #1 above.
>>3) Engine dies -
>>    You are throw X number of feet from rear of vehicle:
>>        X   Coil condition
>>      ---  --------------
>>       >6  Good
>>      4-5  Good, but may be getting old (or you need to go on a 
>>      2-3  Weak, needs to be replaced soon
>>       <1  Bad, replace immediately, will not keep car running
>>        0  Dead, replace immediately (or you're just sadistic)
>>This method does take some getting used to but is very accurate and 
>>those who may be color blind.  I first used this test when I sat on 
>>Briggs-Stratton lawn mower engine when a friend started it up.  The 
>>system was "Good".
>>   Toby "a.k.a. 'The Idiot Bentley' " Erkson
>>   air_cooled_nut@pobox.com  <-- Please use this address for email
>>   '72 VW Squareback 1.6L bored and stroked to 2.0L, Berg five-speed
>>   '75 Porsche 914 1.8L, ORPCA member
>>   Portland, Oregon, http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/8501/
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>What should be the color of the spark from the coil to the 
>>>distributor be
>>>if the coil is good? And what will the color be if the coil is 

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