Posted by Paul Reynolds (126.96.36.199) on July 13, 2004 at 16:53:43:
In Reply to: Atomic Stalls posted by Jeff Blaine on 05:49:22 06/22/04:
would run fine for 30-45 minutes, then lose power & quit. had to wait 30 min. to restart. tnen fine for another 30 minute, only to die once again.
checked fuel filter(clean) mechanical pump, no problems there.
wrapped exhaust with fiberglass... no change (although engine house is much cooler)
changed cap, plugs, points, condenser, all to no avail (all had to be done anyway)
bingo, bingo, bingo and bingo was his name-o
went to Chandlery. was told coil was ...
get this.... 94.25. bwwhhhhaaaaa, after I got
up from my fit of laughter, I went to the local parts store and purchaced a 12 volt coil (ACDelco) for 15.29....
I stopped back at the Chandlery, and asked the fellow if he wanted to start using me as his supplier. they have no sense of humor.