Voltmeter vs. ammmeter

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Re: Voltmeter vs. ammmeter

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I was going try and print a little 3d adapter. I have the volt meter and the cluster gauge.just haven't opened them up to size it up.
Maybe this week sometime.
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Re: Voltmeter vs. ammmeter

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22 Jan 2022... Refreshed the Autometer links
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spyder wrote: Sat Jan 22, 2022 4:12 pm y it and then 22 Jan 2022... Refreshed the Autometer links
Thanks! I have not done project this yet but I do have spare gauges to try it.
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Re: Voltmeter vs. ammmeter

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I made a reference to this thread than noticed the links were dead. That helps no one.
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Re: Voltmeter vs. ammmeter

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????? Sorry gentlemen I’m know you are talking about the distribution, i have not done my homework yet.. my dad was to take this one on yet…. Ok we want to change distributor from the old one …points, condenser… Dad say this style is not as reliable as before so he was going to do the leg work on an upgrade, I’m a bit in patients so can you steer me in the right direction (thread) we want and easy and secure set up that is reasonably priced and worry free,.. any suggestions?
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Re: Voltmeter vs. ammmeter

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[quote="Lorna c" post_id=262655 time=1504726814 user_id=4674]
if you want some LEDs for these gages I have way too many to use . like 40 too many .. haha several colors to choose from too .. just saying , gages are out already . I have NO idea what you guys were talking about but if this thread isn't 2yrs old I can mail some to u .
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Lorna i will take some pleaeeese
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Re: Voltmeter vs. ammmeter

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OK Pau, so I gather that you're asking about the electronic ignition (EI) distributor and where you can get one, and that would be East Coast Roadster (see vendor list) for one, not sure if other vendors have them on their sites. They are hand made, fully rebuilt modified distributors adapted for our cars. Alternatively, it would be possible to rebuild or modify your stock distributor to have the correct parts inside to work best and to add an after market electronic ignition system made by Petronix to replace the parts that wear out and require replacement over time (namely the points and condenser) making it more reliable. That is probably a less expensive way to go BUT that depends on what kind of shape your distributor is in and how much work it needs and at what cost. If it's in the budget to get the EI distributor along with a correct coil then go that route, otherwise consider options for repairing the one you have. Hope that helps!
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Yes it does help thank you Greg
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Re: Voltmeter vs. ammmeter

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Jim Tyler at Datsunrestorationproducts.com sells several EI distributor options.

https://www.datsunrestorationproducts.com/ignition
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funkaholik wrote: Thu May 19, 2022 12:14 am Jim Tyler at Datsunrestorationproducts.com sells several EI distributor options.

https://www.datsunrestorationproducts.com/ignition
Perfect!
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