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Old 01-27-2005, 03:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is the epoxy version better? It says use when vibration is an issue (which it might be on my HiPo 289, with mech lifters). Is it more durable and heat dissipating than the black oil-filled version?

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IMHO buy a cheap auto parts store black coil (usually oil filled) ::

I have thrown away THREE Pertronix coils due to erractic spark over the past four years. The first was an oil filled one and the last two were epoxy filled. They were JUNK. Don't buy into the marketing hype. :wall:

I LOVE Pertronix ignitors :: but feel their coils are pretty terrible.

Beware, If you have a Pertonix II you must use their low impedence Flamethrower II coil. ::

That's why I now use only the Pertronix I.
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Old 01-27-2005, 03:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I agree, I have NEVER had a good pertronix coil.:no: I use a MSD one, and love it.
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Is there an equivalent MSD (or other performance) coil that can work with the Pertronix II? Why must you only use their Flamethrower II with it?
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Old 01-27-2005, 05:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
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MSD Blaster 2 coil better? Can I use it with Pertronix Ignitor II?

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I have a Blaster 2 in mine, but I run points...
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Wow, I've got the Pertronix (I) and also run their coil with no problems. I was told by several folks that the stock coil wouldn't hold up as their's had died within a couple months of the conversion. I don't run it "too" hard or too long and am happy with the performance for the last year.
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Old 01-28-2005, 03:25 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I use a Petronix coil with NO problems at all.I dont abuse my car.
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