Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

Where can I get a ignition amplifier


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 FlyScooby

FlyScooby

    New User

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 24 posts
  • MI

Posted 07 November 2003 - 11:57 PM

It looks like a cylinder condenser attached to the bracket of the ignition coil. Any ideas?:confused:

#2 Adam N.D.J.

Adam N.D.J.

    Quite Rusty, but working.

  • Members
  • 3,275 posts
  • Medford, Oregon

Posted 08 November 2003 - 02:18 AM

I had to get one from a wrecking yard as I couldn't find anywhere to get one new, except the dealership. The dealership had it, but you had to buy a whole coil assembly to the tune of like a couple hundred clams. Way outa my price range. However I got one from the wrecking yard by buying a "coil bracket" for 5 bucks, they didn't even ask about the little electrical connection on it.

#3 FlyScooby

FlyScooby

    New User

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 24 posts
  • MI

Posted 08 November 2003 - 07:48 AM

Adam: I'm not sure if what I speak of is a ignition amp. Could it be a noise suppression filter? It seems as though that this only came with the nippy disty and not the Hitachi. I have a nippy that has been rebushed.

Stacy

#4 subarubrat

subarubrat

    1000+ Super USER!

  • Members
  • 1,207 posts
  • Bealeton, VA

Posted 08 November 2003 - 08:07 AM

If it has two different pigtails coming out of it and it is a large transistor mounted on a aluminum heatsink then it is the ignition amplifier. If it is a small round canister about a third the size of a AA battery with one wire coming out of each end then it is a capacitor (condesor) to take AC noise from the alternator out of the DC system (as well as some ignition noise). So your radio doesn't have a whine in it. If you are getting whine on your radio then get any decent ignition/alternator filter kit, I know radio shack has them and sometimes I have seen them in Autozone. If you are getting no noise then don't bother.

#5 ccrinc

ccrinc

    The Subaru Whisperer

  • Members
  • 572 posts
  • Denver, CO

Posted 08 November 2003 - 09:22 AM

Radio Shack :D

Emily
http://www.ccrengines.com




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users