All automotive including antique and collectible. However if the car has been modified I can only answer in general terms and maybe get you pointed in the right direction.
Automotive tech instructor. Syndicated auto columnist 1970's though the early 1990's. Syndicated auto radio talk show, Ask Brad About cars, CBS Radio 70's through 90's TV Show "Last Chance Garage" 1980's PBS-TV syndicated. Auto instructor for the following companies: Fram Autolyte Holly Carter AMF Ford Motor University Of Conn Blue Hills Technical School Sugar River Technical Center Grew up in a family garage in Needham Mass and turned wrenches from the age of 14.
Manchester Union Leader, Nashua Telegraph, Motor Service Magazine, Yankee Magazine, Popular Mechanics (Saturday Mechanic early 80's), Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and lots more.
More than I care to remember. Basically Franklin Technical Institute in Boston, Northeastern University, Fitchburg State Teachers College, Tufts University, and a lot of factory schools along the way.
Moto Award winner. And much more.
I learn every day and a day without learning is waisted.
In the history of the world the auto industry is just a fly speck on histories time line but perhaps the single greatest invention for the benefit of mankind.
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Lets see if I can help out a bit. There are two wires that run to the + side of the coil. One should be hot when the ignition is turned on. That one connects to the ignition switch hot terminal and runs
There are two ways that causes the light to come on. The first is the emergency brake applied and the second is the switch in the pressure differential valve is sensing that the hydraulic pressure in the
The most likely thing that comes to mind is a defective power valve in the carburetor. This is a common problem with Holley carburetors. The black sooty powder on the plugs tells me the engine is running
It depends on the polarity of the cars electrical system. Most 12 volt cars are what is called negative ground. On most 12 voltsystems the neg side of the coil goes to the distributor point. The reverse
The voltage at the + side of the coil at 8.4 tells me that the ignition switch, ballast resistor wire, are good. It also indicates that the points are closed or there is a short to ground in the wiring