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#1482576 Mon Jan 09 2023 08:27 PM
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Forty9 Offline OP
Found an old non inductive timing light but am missing the spring like connector used to connect the light to the spark plug. One end attaches to the spark plug and the other to the spark plug boot. Any ideas where I might find one? Online search was not successful. Thanks. Ed

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Just use a regular spark plug wire with the distributor end insulator boot cut off . No need for a springy thingy!

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Jerry's solution is probably the best for what you need. thumbs_up

Just for further edumacation, check out this link from another automotive site that some folks provided some alternative solutions:

Spring Thingy replacement solutions []

Interested to see/know what you decided to use and how it worked??? pix


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Forty9 Offline OP
You guys make it too easy!! Thanks...I was really over thinking it. Ed


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