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Old 12-27-2012, 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by crownver View Post
I thought if you had points you need a resistor to keep the points from burning.
You do. GM went to a resistance wire needed for the points-type ignition system, instead of using a ballast-type resistor.

Whether a resistor (wire or otherwise) is needed or not depends on the type of ignition system being used and the coil resistance.
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