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Guest Message by DevFuse

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Blaster coil + no ballast resistor = fried coil

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#1 Syonyk


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Posted 29 May 2005 - 04:49 PM

Just in case anyone was wondering. Apparently you do need that ballast resistor with the Blaster coil.

What's funny is that as soon as my ignition started breaking up cruising down the road, I knew exactly what it was, pulled over, swapped the old coil back in, and was on my way in about 5 mins.


#2 singletrack


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Posted 29 May 2005 - 08:04 PM

Just in case anyone was wondering. Apparently you do need that ballast resistor with the Blaster coil.

I was wondering. Thanks.

#3 Cougar


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Posted 29 May 2005 - 08:11 PM

Fried coil and eggs for breakfast. Yum.

#4 Phizinza


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Posted 29 May 2005 - 08:24 PM

Yeah.. don't take the chance. Spend some time on the net looking up your coil... Then put it in.
Just about every coil now is the 10v type. But they are making them with inbuilt ballast's now... bad thing if you ask me, more heat = shorter life...

#5 NV Zeno

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Posted 29 May 2005 - 10:08 PM

I've had my Blaster for 2 or 3 years now, no problems.

Just my 2 bucks

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