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'78 Brat keeps stalling
Posted 09 December 2008 - 01:46 AM
Posted 10 December 2008 - 08:19 PM
1) Bad condersor (since you changed that maybe rule it out)
2) Ballast resistor by passed or shorted.
It's mounted on the coil.
If it is by passed too much voltage is put on the points.
Here is a picture
PS change the dist to an electronic one
See my post "dist conversion point to electronic"
The choke issue.
I just had to change (repair) the heating coil in the
choke housing on one of my 78 Brats.
If it does not heat the bi-metal choke spring
the choke stays closed.
My heating coil was broken right next to the connection screw.
I can do pictures of this problem.
If you want me to please ask.
remove air filter housing
plug vacuum lines
wait two minutes
feel choke control housing
should be very warm to the touch
and choke should be open.
Hope this helps
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