Category Archives: Ignition System

Covers Ignition system components, such as Distributor, Points, Hall Sender, Coil, Spark Plugs, Ignition Switch, and Ignition wiring

Megasquirt Engine Wiring

This post describes how to wire your engine with the 20awg wire for Megasquirt’s wiring harness!

Here’s a DB-37 connector with crimp connector pins. Most megasquirt kits come with solder cup connectors WHICH ARE BAD because soldered wires = stiff corroding wires.

I ordered this connector from Newark – an electronic parts supplier. Here’s a link to part number 79K4779 – The manufacturer’s part number is SPC15175

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Points Ignition

pointsdistrib.jpgMany earlier cars still use a points-type ignition. While this has been replaced by transistorized ignition, there are good reasons to keep it original. If you are doing a full restoration, of if you just trust your breaker-points car that will survive a nuclear explosion, this technote is all about points!

This technote is still in it’s beta version. More will be added very soon!!

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