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by jims
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: is a resistor needed in a 12 volt system
Replies: 29
Views: 1335

Re: is a resistor needed in a 12 volt system

I would like to thank all who responded to my problem. I had been using a coil without a resistor and I only had access to a digital voltmeter which was reading a little over 12 volts, checking both sides of the coil. After driving for about 20 minutes the car began to run very rough, just barely ge...
by jims
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: is a resistor needed in a 12 volt system
Replies: 29
Views: 1335

is a resistor needed in a 12 volt system

I have a 1926 coupe that was converted to a 12 volt distributor system. My problem is after starting the car and driving it for a while it starts running rough and then eventually dies. Usually when this is happening it ends up being the coil that has gone out. So it seems to be heat related with th...