FAQ PerTronix Ignition Products

PerTronix Brand of Ignition Products

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I change the length of the Ignitor™ wires?  
  2. Can I mount the Flame-Thrower coil sideways or upside down?  
  3. Can I run a MSD box or other CD unit with the Ignitor™ or Flame-Thrower Billet distributor ? How do I hook it up?  
  4. Can I static time the Ignitor Ignition  
  5. Does PerTronix make kits for unique or custom applications?  
  6. Does PerTronix work with aftermarket EFI systems.  
  7. How difficult is it to install an Ignitor™ conversion kit?  
  8. How do I bypass my resistor wire?  
  9. How do I check my coils resistance?  
  10. How do I know if I have a positive ground or negative ground Ignitor?  
  11. How do I properly check my power and grounds.  
  12. How do I test a negative ground Ignitor module?  
  13. How do I test a positive ground Ignitor module?  
  14. How do I wire the Ignitor or Ignitor II ignition system to my Mercedes Ignition Box?  
  15. How do I wire the Ignitor or Ignitor II ignition system to my Porsche CD ignition box?  
  16. How do I.D. my old Ignitor system in my distributor.  
  17. I can't find my application in your Catalog / Application Guide?  
  18. Is the Ignitor™ a "universal" electronic ignition conversion?  
  19. My tachometer is not functioning or is inaccurate after installing the Ignition system.  
  20. Rotor not seating down on 1146A or 91146A kit.  
  21. Since I have installed the Ignitor™ the engine won’t start. What can I check?  
  22. What applications are covered with the PerTronix Flame-Thrower™ coils?  
  23. What is the warranty on PerTronix products.  
  24. What should I gap the spark plugs to?  
  25. What should the module air gap be?  
  26. What type of applications can the Ignitor™ be used in?  
  27. What type of gear is supplied on Flame-Thrower distributors.  
  28. What type of spark plug wires can I use with your Ignition system  
  29. What will happen if I leave the ignition switch on when the engine is not running?  
  30. Will the Ignitor™ work with a shift interrupter on a boat?  

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