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WHICH ELECTRONIC IGNITION KIT DO I NEED?
How can I tell which electronic ignition kit I need for my Bosch distributor?
> How to: Identify Your Bosch Distributor points and find an electronic replacement
FITTING ELECTRONIC IGNITION:
How do I fit Powerspark Electronic Ignition?
> VIDEO: Fitting Powerspark Electronic Ignition to a classic VW Beetle
> How to install a Powerspark Negative Earth Electronic Ignition Kit
> How to install a Powerspark Positive Earth Electronic Ignition Kit
> How to install a Distributor
> How to replace a Lucas DM2 Distributor with a Powerspark 25D in a Land Rover
IDENTIFYING YOUR DISTRIBUTOR
How can I tell what distributor is fitted to my car?
> How to: Identify Your Distributor
I have a car powered by a Rover V8, which distributor do I need?
> How to: Identify Early and Late Rover V8 Distributors
I have a Rover V8 engine, which ignition kit do I need?
> How to: Identify variants of the Rover V8 ignition kit
I have a TVR, is it powered by a Rover V8?
> How to: Identify which engine powers your TVR
MINI A SERIES
I have a Mini but am not sure if it is A Series / A +, how can I find out?
> How To: Tell the difference between Mini A Series / A + Engines
FITTING GUIDES BY DIZZY MODEL
Where can I find specific instructions for my distributor?
> In depth distributor specific instructions for installing your Powerspark Electronic Ignition Kit
How do I convert my car from positive to negative ignition?
> How to: Convert a car from +ve to -ve Earth
BALLAST AND BALLAST RESISTORS
What if my car has a ballast resistor?
> How to: Understand ballast resistors, what they do and why
I have an MGB think my car may have a ballast resistor, how can I tell?
> How to: Understand ballast resistors and the MGB and find out if your car has one
ROTOR ARMS AND POWERMAX TECHNOLOGY
> What is a Powermax Rotor Arm?
I have no spark – what should I do?
> No Spark – Guide for Negative Earth Distributors
How do I time my engine?
> How to: Static time your ignition
> How to: Use a Powerspark timing light
How can I diagnose problems with my spark?
> How to: Diagnose faulty spark plugs
Where can I find instructions on the Sparkrite SX4000 Switchable Electronic Ignition Kit?
> The Sparkrite SX4000 – What it does, and how to install it
DYNAMATOR AND DYNALITE – DYNAMO TO ALTERNATOR CONVERSION
How do I know which model of dynamator I need for my vehicle?
> How to: Identify your required dynamator model
How do I fit wheel spacers?
How do I know which wheel spacers I need?
> How to: Find wheel spacers or adapters to suit your car
How do I jump start my car?
> How to: Jump start your vehicle
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