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this user is offline Ralphypants

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on: August 13, 2019, 07:43:11 PM
Evening, does anybody know anything about ď123 distributorsĒ  Iíve been advised to get one to replace my svda?
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Reply #1 on: August 13, 2019, 08:37:43 PM
Hi,

From what Iíve been told they can be iffy. Canít beat an original (not warn) SVDA, fires with Petronix. Make sure the faces between the casing and distributor body are clean. You need a good earth for electronic ignition. Having said that I fitted a Petronix distributor after having problems with an original SVDA. Found later it was a poor earth and not  the distributor .
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Reply #2 on: August 13, 2019, 09:50:39 PM
I run a 123 awesome bit of kit. And never had an issue, highly recommended

The Bluetooth version you can immobilise with a code.


Dan Simpson swears by them and he builds real quality engines
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Reply #3 on: August 13, 2019, 10:15:18 PM

Thatís great. Just saying my
Advice wasnít brilliant.
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Reply #4 on: August 14, 2019, 12:44:21 PM
Thanks  ;-)up


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Reply #5 on: August 14, 2019, 05:47:45 PM
Pertonix billet dizzy with ignitor 2 for me, fool proof and great eye candy.


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Reply #6 on: August 14, 2019, 06:42:50 PM
Iím going down the 36-1 trigger wheel root. Takes out any tolerance problems from worn dizzy drive gears. Currently using a fixed timing map by way of a Ford esc module, no dizzy, and wasted spark coil pack, however will be future proofing with a programmable ECUs when funds allow. Thinking megajolt or speeduino possibly.
http://lowbugget.com/ Is quite a good source.
Sorry not advise on best dizzy just an alternative
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Reply #7 on: August 15, 2019, 10:36:18 AM
This video will give you an idea of the firing accuracy on the 123

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1PFb46gKlc


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Reply #8 on: August 15, 2019, 09:54:03 PM
Interesting bit on YouTube there :-)Geek


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Reply #9 on: August 15, 2019, 10:30:10 PM

Seems very controllable but hey, most of us are running prehistoric engine not race motors. Thereís Mallory, Petronix billet stuff , 123 and 009/SVDAs with electronic ignition.
Horses for course. Mind you the billet stuff does look nice.  :-\ :D
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Reply #10 on: August 16, 2019, 08:13:56 AM
I've been using 123 on (non-buggy) vehicles since it first came out.  I've never had a single issue in thousands of miles driving.  Great kit, plug and play, instant improvements.
If it ain't broke, fix it 'til it is...


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Reply #11 on: August 16, 2019, 08:25:58 AM

Seems very controllable but hey, most of us are running prehistoric engine not race motors. Thereís Mallory, Petronix billet stuff , 123 and 009/SVDAs with electronic ignition.
Horses for course. Mind you the billet stuff does look nice.  :-\ :D
Paul

I know I am ancient and set in my ways but I ran many cars, most of which were quite knackered but was all I could afford when young. All were petrol engines running a carb and standard distributors with points in them. Most revved far higher than my beetle engines and I never had a single issue with any of them. (Stay stock and your air cooled motor will never miss a beat  ;-)up ;-)up) (The only mod I use is petronix module but it`s not essential)


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Reply #12 on: August 16, 2019, 10:11:32 AM
The big problem is the stock stuff is mostly all worn out and the Chinese re-manufactured stuff is crap.


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Reply #13 on: August 16, 2019, 10:17:00 AM

Seems very controllable but hey, most of us are running prehistoric engine not race motors. Thereís Mallory, Petronix billet stuff , 123 and 009/SVDAs with electronic ignition.
Horses for course. Mind you the billet stuff does look nice.  :-\ :D
Paul

With the 123tune distributors you can fully program your advance cure, as well as vacuum/boost. 123 tune is usb from a windows computer, 123 tune+ is Bluetooth from a smartphone/tablet.  The + has the added advantage of being able to immobilise it with a pin code - handy is the weather is aweful and you want a recover service home  ;)
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Reply #14 on: August 16, 2019, 10:44:38 AM
The + has the added advantage of being able to immobilise it with a pin code - handy is the weather is awe full and you want a recover service home  ;)

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