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Selecting a replacement electronic distributor

PostPost by: nmauduit » Mon Jan 11, 2016 2:30 pm

jbee wrote:Has anyone had experience good or bad of those below, or does anyone recommend an alternative to these?

123Ignition/123Tune - can't seem to find out if it will fit under the carbies but both seem to be OK with + Earth.
Cheers John


I've used a 123 unit (rather than pertronix at the time, after going through internet and finding issues about reliability) : it fits weber heads (angle top) and I've been very happy with it so far (I've posted about the installation on the forum then, with a TPS adaptation).

It is pluggable to a PC for entering parameters and you can enter 2 curves to chose from live by the toggle of a switch. There is also a convenient tuning software that measures the time it takes to go from one rpm level to an other one : not as efficient as a rolling road session, but a lot cheaper...
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