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212 Short while running. Help.
Posted February 25, 2015 - 05:13 PM
Posted February 25, 2015 - 05:30 PM
Posted February 25, 2015 - 05:39 PM
Posted February 25, 2015 - 06:20 PM
Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm? Somewhere you are getting voltage to the engine block.
Posted February 25, 2015 - 06:30 PM
Disconnected voltage regulator and spark still there.
Measured resistance across stator leads and to ground. Seems to check out as far as resistance is concerned. My AC multimeter is broke so I cannot test ac output.
Gonna borrow a coil tomorrow to see if that is the problem or not. I may relocate the coil to the battery tray to see if things change as well.
Edited by KenM, February 25, 2015 - 10:25 PM.
Posted February 26, 2015 - 10:24 PM
I fixed it, I fixed it, I finally ****** fixed it.
Friend of mine had was called in to work tonight so I never had a chance to try different coil. But.....
I removed coil from engine and let it lay off to the side sitting on a piece of styrofoam. But it still sparked if I jumpered a wire from the engine to a ground. But only when running. Heck even a wire from the battery negative to any ground was arcing. So I figured what the heck I already have coil removed from engine. An extra 10 seconds to swap out the condenser with a new one I had laying around. And what do you know. Engine ran a little smoother and no arcing across grounds.
So for future reference. If you ever encounter this problem. Try a new condenser. You just never know.
I also fixed the issue where the amp gauge was showing discharge. Simple fix. The gauge is obviously sensitive to which direction you have wire strapped to the back. Turned wire around and it now shows it's charging. Who would of thought.
Edited by KenM, February 26, 2015 - 11:49 PM.
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