Quick look at the Powerspark Ignition Kit K10 & K10-18.5 Bosch JFU6 6 Cylinder

The Powerspark electronic ignition to replace Bosch single pcs right handed six cylinder points in Bosch JFU6 distributors as fitted to BMW, Ford, Mercedes & Porsche including some industrial and marine applications. As mentioned below some some of these JFU6 distributors have a lager points cam that measures 18.5mm from flat to flat please check this to ensure correct fitment.

We recommend using silicon HT leads with electronic ignition ONLY
Using copper HT leads without resistors can cause premature failures to any electronic ignition and this can void your warranty.

Pre Installation Checks

Please ensure you have a negative earth car if you have the negative earth kit and vice versa.

  • If your car has a Ballast ignition you are running a Ballast ignition coil such as a Lucas DLB110
  • Ensure there is a good earth to the distributor, ignition kit and ignition coil.
  • The Powerspark kit will operate on 6 volt or 12 volt Applications.
  • Make sure any Live wires are to the correct side of the coil e.g. auto choke
  • The K10-18.5 is the same as the K10 kit but with a bigger trigger ring to suit Bosch 6 cylinder distributors with the large 18.5mm (flat to flat) points cam

Installing the Ignition Kit

  1. Remove the points and condenser from the distributor.
  2. Check earth wire to ensure it is in good condition and not frayed or broken (replace if needed).
  3. Place trigger ring over the central shaft ensuring a tight fitment do not force the trigger on.
  4. Install the ignition kit using your old screw fixing point
  5. Run the wire around the back of the kit making sure they won’t snag when the distributor advances.
  6. Connect the Ignition kit to the ignition coil ensuring the
    Powerspark red wire goes to Positive (+ VE, SW, or 15) on ignition coil.
    Powerspark Blackwire goes to Negative (- VE, CB, or 1) on ignition coil.
  7. Make sure your live ignition feed to the coil is on the positive terminal only.
  8. Negative Earth Wiring:
    Powerspark red wire goes to Positive (+ VE, SW, or 15) on ignition coil.
    Powerspark Black wire goes to Negative (- VE, CB, or 1) on ignition coil.
    1 Switchable live to the Positive (+ VE, SW, or 15) side of the coil only.

To purchase this ignition kit for standard cam size click add to cart below
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To purchase the ignition kit with the larger 18.5mm trigger ring click add to cart below
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Bosch Powerspark electronic ignition kit installed

Please Contact Powerspark Ignition LTD if you have any questions or are unsure about anything
Call : 01527 889453
Email : sales@simonbbc.com

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