No spark after installing electric ignitor - '72

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  1. KS.ID

    KS.ID Member

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    Hi All,

    I've recently installed a pertronix electric ignitor system to replace the points in the distributor. I was able to get the truck to start and idle smoothly for about 10 minutes. I took it around the block and it died, since then I haven't been able to get it started. Pulled a spark plug and getting no visible spark.

    I've double checked all the connections and the grounds. Is anyone running a similar set up?

    Anyone see something painfully obvious in this picture? Also, hate to think... but could I have caused damage to the harness?

    18R-C with new PerTronix coil/ ignitor , new ballast resistor.
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    Anyone have a picture of their coil? Just trying to compare wiring...
     
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    jetas Grand Toyotaholic

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    First one is a general schematic of the ign system. Second is a full diagram. Third is a different full diagram, 4th is an up close pic of the ign wiring of the second schematic.

    There are 3 diagrams in the book i have. 2 look like LHD one is clearly labeled RHD so I omitted that one.

    Hope these help even a little
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    Hey, just was wondering , I called pertronix and they said they dont have a kit for an 18Rc...obviously they do, my sons truck is a 74, but same engine....hope you get it figured out, wish I knew more about it...
     
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    I can get a picture of my son's coil tomorrow
     
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    Thinking about tracing this document in Illustrator and getting it nicely color coded. Seems its of great help to many on here!
     
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    I need to get a good scan of it then have it laminated
     

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