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235 points replacement #710751 Tue Jan 11 2011 01:55 AM
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ok, Points are good. I like them. But for some of use we want more spark. So here you are. Points eliminator from PreTronix. I installed mine in less then 1 hour. No more points. No more resistors. And a hot Flame Thrower Coil.

Here is the part numbers, I ordered mine from summit racing and I got my Flame thrower coil there as well. Is real nice never adjust points. Comes with a 30 month warranty as well.

For chevy 235 in 59 Chevy Apache 3100

PerTronix 1168 - PerTronix IgnitorŪ Solid-State Ignition Systems

PerTronix 40611 - PerTronix Flame-Thrower Ignition Coils

Comes with instructions and it will have you remove you resistor to the stock coil. Easy to do. Any questions just ask. Have fun.

There may be a post on this but I could not find it. So im just putting it out there for the poor guys like me.

Also For v6 guys out here pertronix replacement unit is 1162a for ignitor I and 91162a for ingnitor II. One guy on a diffrent site had it in his V6 for 20 years before it gave out on him.

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Re: 235 points replacement [Re: GrandpasTruck] #710777 Tue Jan 11 2011 03:23 AM
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I installed pertronix on my truck several years ago it's one of the best things I think to upgrade on the old trucks.You should make a TECH TIP and submit to the site.


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Re: 235 points replacement [Re: webstershotrods] #710786 Tue Jan 11 2011 03:59 AM
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Pertronix offers more than one part number for the delco distributor.

They have phone tech support that can tell you what part number to order for your set up.


Good luck

Re: 235 points replacement [Re: GrandpasTruck] #1070137 Tue Nov 25 2014 01:51 PM
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don stocker Offline
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I'd suggest pulling the spark plugs and oiling the cylinder walls.

Re: 235 points replacement [Re: GrandpasTruck] #1070173 Tue Nov 25 2014 05:56 PM
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Boltergeist
Does a firecracker bang any louder if you leave the match burning after the fuse is lit?
headscratch
Jerry


The murder victim was drowned in a bathtub full of Rice Krispies and milk.
The coroner blamed the crime on a cereal killer!

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Re: 235 points replacement [Re: GrandpasTruck] #1070175 Tue Nov 25 2014 06:10 PM
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Have you verified you are still getting spark by grounding the plug wire?

Dennis


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Re: 235 points replacement [Re: GrandpasTruck] #1070520 Fri Nov 28 2014 04:16 AM
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What happened here? Someone posted about his success about pretronics, and bout 3 post and 3 years later, it suddebly becomes about ignition problems.


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Re: 235 points replacement [Re: GrandpasTruck] #1070527 Fri Nov 28 2014 04:51 AM
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Boltergeist

A good example of a classic time-warp thought-distortion phenomenon?


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- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.

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