Petronix install how to?

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Re: Petronix install how to?

Post by andyroo » Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:08 pm

notoptoy wrote:The dizzie should be grounded from the block. I believe the ground for the pertronix comes from the breaker plate. I do not believe you need a separate ground outside of the little one for the breaker plate.
That's what I meant to say. The ground wire from the pertronix plate in the dizzy goes somwhere...just can't remember where.
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Re: Petronix install how to?

Post by Dcyco1 » Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:12 pm

So here is my main question about bypassing resistor, what happens to those wires? Is one side or the other connected to coil or are they joined together and then connected to coil? I don't have clear picture on how to bypass resistor. I have the wiring diagram and I'm not sure what is the correct wiring. I have already blown fuse since I obviously used the wrong wires.
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Re: Petronix install how to?

Post by pebbles » Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:04 am

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Re: Petronix install how to?

Post by Dcyco1 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:28 am

Thanks David!!
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Re: Petronix install how to?

Post by andyroo » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:50 am

Yeah I'm fairly sure I connected two wires together to bypass the resistor.
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Re: Petronix install how to?

Post by pebbles » Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:20 pm

ME, Thanks Bill Cole for the ratsun link in the "Stranded" thread. :smt006
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Re: Petronix install how to?

Post by 111jag » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:26 pm

So I'm installing a Pertronix on my early 67. The wires are a bit different. I have an ignition black/white wire which I connect to the +ve side of the coil. I had a black wire that went to my resistor? Where do I connect it? Also, what do I do with the black ground wire that was connected to the dizzy, which I read you disconnect from the dizzy? The picture shows the three wires, with the ground wire that was connected to the dizzy in my fingers.
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Re: Petronix install how to?

Post by 111jag » Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:48 am

Found my solution thanks to another user. The Black/White wire is the ignition wire which connects to the +ve side of the coil (which has a 3ohm resister built in). The wire in my hand is the ground wire which leads to the other black wire (which is the same wire) a ground wire. Simply tape these aside. Therefore I will have the red pertronix wire with the black/white wire to the +ve side of the coil, and the negative has the black pertronix wire. Hope this helps you.