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by PeterSE6a
Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Check your AccuSpark!
Replies: 6
Views: 1268

Re: Check your AccuSpark!

I have just removed my accuspark and gone back to old school points as ever since buying the car I have tried to trace a misfire higher up the rev range,bought a new accuspark coil and the problem was worse ,it wouldn't even start. On inspecting the rotor could see light wear so must have been touch...
by PeterSE6a
Sat Oct 11, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: 6a ballast removal and coil swap
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

Re: 6a ballast removal and coil swap

Finally threw in the towel with the electronic ignition as I tried another known good coil and still didn't start, decided to go old school and fit points and condenser, EUREKA! the car started and ran quite well , just needed the dizzy to be tweaked/rotated a little. A drive out and it pulls so muc...
by PeterSE6a
Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:57 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Accuspark stealth electronic ignition wiring in .
Replies: 3
Views: 1003

Re: Accuspark stealth electronic ignition wiring in .

Thanks for that , been to have a quick look but still no joy , will have to put some time aside for more detailed look during the coming week. :-)
by PeterSE6a
Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: 6a ballast removal and coil swap
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

Re: 6a ballast removal and coil swap

Damn, still struggling with this , been bent over the car that long the other day it's "done" my back in , starting to suspect my new Accuspark coil :-((
by PeterSE6a
Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Accuspark stealth electronic ignition wiring in .
Replies: 3
Views: 1003

Accuspark stealth electronic ignition wiring in .

If anyone could confirm where the two wires go from the elec ignition sensor in the distributor to the coil /wiring I would be greatful. I seem to have made a mistake in wiring in my replacement non ballasted coil (From a previous ballast resistor coil) so now have a non running car . :( Even better...
by PeterSE6a
Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:57 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: 6a ballast removal and coil swap
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

Re: 6a ballast removal and coil swap

I know I am a numpty with computers but can't seem to open the noggin tech page about the wiring , I can see the simplified ballast wiring setup but how do you wire the 12v coil in minus the ballast , Thanks .
by PeterSE6a
Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: 6a ballast removal and coil swap
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

6a ballast removal and coil swap

I have accumate ? electronic ignition and leads and wanted to put a 12v coil on and remove the ballast. Bought a accumate coil and fitted but have not got the wiring diagram to help me change . I am sure I found it on the forum ages ago and stored it on my computer but sods law has kicked in and my ...
by PeterSE6a
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Custom exhaust
Replies: 16
Views: 2129

Re: Custom exhaust

Anyone tried taking the expansion boxes off and putting straight through pipes in place, ever since renewing my mounting rubber doughnuts mine rattles on the floor sometimes, quite fancy straight through pipes on the back and no expansion boxes but wouldn't like too much drone at cruise speeds :-)
by PeterSE6a
Sat Aug 30, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Se6a low fuel warning light
Replies: 11
Views: 1908

Re: Se6a low fuel warning light

Thanks for the replies , think I will fill the tank up next time the light is on constantly , a bit russian roulette running it low though ... been there done that many years ago :-)
by PeterSE6a
Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: SE6a Proper use of overdrive ... Newbie question
Replies: 5
Views: 933

Re: SE6a Proper use of overdrive ... Newbie question

Thanks for the replies :-)
by PeterSE6a
Fri Aug 29, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Se6a low fuel warning light
Replies: 11
Views: 1908

Se6a low fuel warning light

Hi I do wonder how much fuel I have in the tank when the low fuel light comes on , this flashes up when accelerating or cornering , I usually just fill up again but the gauge at the time does show just above 1/4 full , never had the tank full I suppose that would be a way to check the gauge, Does a ...
by PeterSE6a
Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Alternative engine discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 4586

Re: Alternative engine discussion

I do fancy a Jaguar V6, but as I have a straight 6 BMW 3 series coupe winking at me from my driveway maybe it would be polite to use that one . oh yes it's an M3 version too.
by PeterSE6a
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: New road tax rules
Replies: 13
Views: 1473

Re: New road tax rules

A good money spinner for the gov't for people selling and buying cars, as I understand you can't sell a car with tax on so you redeem your tax that is left , I wouldn't mind betting if you have a couple of weeks left you loose it, and buying unless buying on the first day of the month you will loose...
by PeterSE6a
Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:39 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: SE6a Proper use of overdrive ... Newbie question
Replies: 5
Views: 933

SE6a Proper use of overdrive ... Newbie question

When I use my overdive I don't kow if it will be harmed if I change down from say od 3rd to second or I forget to click it out changing down from od 4th to 3rd , does it go int od 3rd and if I change up would it be in od 4th. I t does have a light on the dash when od is engaged but find my hand on t...
by PeterSE6a
Sat Aug 02, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: MOT time , a pass but an advisory .
Replies: 2
Views: 525

MOT time , a pass but an advisory .

:) Well I am in the market for some rear shocks for the 6a , she passed but the rear shocks as Ithought are marginal , I have had a look on the internet and my local factors... no joy there and it seems I can only find adjustables on the net I really just want standard ones, any favourites out there...

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