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07-13-2016 12:11 AM
StuV YES, it will work on the model 504.
05-23-2016 02:24 PM
Dan_Tim
Sun 600

Hi,

I'm sorry, I thought you could glean it from clicking a user name.

dan57tim@yahoo.com.

Thanks,

Dan T
05-23-2016 01:31 PM
StuV Hi Dan Tim

If you supply me your email address I will be happy to send you the installation instructions. You should be able to determine if it will work for your machine from that.
05-23-2016 06:48 AM
Dan_Tim
Sun 600 Dist Machine

Hi StuV,

Can you email me the pdf, will it fit the 600 model
05-16-2016 08:22 PM
StuV If you would like to contact me privately with your email address, I would be more than happy to send you the changeover instructions. It's a 3 meg pdf file with complete instructions and pictures. From that you should be able to determine if it is suitable for your machine.
05-16-2016 07:53 PM
Gary Kosier
sun distributor machine

How about a little more info? What's involved in the changeover? Will it work on my 506? And, of course,
what kind of expense is involved?

Gary Kosier
05-16-2016 10:30 AM
StuV
LED upgrade

I have converted a model 504 with faulty flashtube to LED. If anyone is interested I can supply a kit to do this. It eliminates/replaces all the old high voltage electronics. Many different models use the same circuit as the 504. PM me if interested.
01-24-2014 11:13 AM
xxxxxxxxojh
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Originally Posted by Denny View Post
That box IS the Ford ignition module. That plug in plugs into a Ford distributor for testing. Same as it would be on the vehicle itself.
The Red & Green wires went to the post on the side, they were joined; the stater (purple & orange) and ground (black) go to that plug extending on the pigtail. If i read the scematic right the Red is +12v and the green is trigger for the coil, thye should not be joined. It looks to me i should join the Red & White and give them +12v; the green would go to strobelight & ground side of the coil. The Purple & orange to the magnetic + & - pickup and the Black is ground @ the distr - is this right?
Can i both trigger on the Green the stobe light and fire the coil at the same time or will i get 12v thru the coil and damage the internal workings of the Sun, maybe do one or the other but not both?
The Red and Green wires joined and connected at the post is what is giving me pause.
01-24-2014 09:24 AM
xxxxxxxxojh
Quote:
Originally Posted by Denny View Post
Ok, that's used for the trigger. To flash the light each time a cylinder would fire. It shows the spark pattern on the distributor machine. As in making sure each cylinder fires at the same time, by comparing the pattern.
Here's a diagram I found, and as you see, it is the pickup, pole piece, reluctor. (they have 3 different names), but mean the same thing.
You may still need a voltage supply

http://nnyoffroad.com/wiki/images/b/...k2-diagram.gif
Is this it? I pulled the cover off one side of the machine to expose this add-on module, it looks like it is from a Ford.
The stud on the left is isolated and something clips to it - i think the alligator clip from the internal strobe light of the machine clips to it.
What hooks into the plug/connector - the box has no seperate power supply, one of those wires must be +12v supply for the box and the other 2?
Thanks, oj
01-18-2014 12:41 PM
xxxxxxxxojh I probed the connector and couldn't read any voltage. The pigtail has been added so I guess i need to go inside the machine to see where and what it is doing. I didn't see it when i redid the mechanicals and table etc, I didn't have that side of the machine apart.
It looks like a ford plug to me, anybody recognize it?
01-17-2014 11:39 AM
xxxxxxxxojh What a coincidence! I posted yesterday in the electrical section about adding a sparkplug rack and coil to my 504 machine to add the ability to test msd type ignitions. I am concerned with isolating the plugrcak & coils from the machine. What do you guys think?
I added a couple pictures in the original thread as well, i am working on it now adding the switches and an amp meter to the 12v power supply for the CD boxes.

As far as the HEI connection i thought you needed another box, mine has a pigtail and what looks like a connector for a ford - can this be used?
11-30-2012 09:14 PM
Gary Kosier If you have a complete HEI distributor, you don't even need a pulse amplifier.
All you need is a 12 volt power source. I use a cheap wall-wort, plugged into
the back of the machine. There are three wires coming out of the dizzy.
One hot, one ground and the third is the trigger for the machine. Don't look
for a proper plug to match the harness on the dizzy. The only one made is
on the Kent-Moore module tester and they don't make that themselves. I've
got one, but it was a long struggle.

Gary Kosier
11-10-2012 05:48 PM
sss79ta
hei pulse amp

Can someone tell me how to hook up my sun pulse amp with my hei distributor and my sun 500 distributor tester?
10-20-2012 03:02 AM
Big Bunny
sun distributor tester parts

Paramount distributor company will have all the parts you need .
Check web or phone 616-878-9734
3691 76th st. sw Byron Center Michigan 49315

Cheers from the Big Bunny
10-16-2008 02:52 PM
PatM Mark Saunders, who posted his email above, is a great help. I had several discussions with him before buying my machine. And, then . . . .I bought a pulse amplifier from him. He's very knowledgable and seems to have about everything. He could even have various panels on you machine repainted, and he has silk-screen masks to make all the lettering come out perfectly. I was not that particualr, and my machine is no great looker. But it works, so it's fun to play with. I promise you won't regret talking with Mark.

Pat
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