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Re: Ignition points
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Owen_Dyneto
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Agreed, the points shown in post #3 are incorrect. Scout around a bit, we just gave the correct current number for points for this Autolite distributor recently - or someone will come along with that number. Just by memory, for the Autolite IGT distributor the current # is CS721A, IGP probably the same.

Posted on: 2012/10/1 9:04
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Re: Ignition points
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Mark Hill
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Thanks to all for your suggestions. I am going to look into all of them. You time is much appreciated.
(about an hour later)
Checked the CS721A. They open the wrong way. I did use NAPA's coss reference from this part number and it came up with two. CS851 and CS720P. Both open the correct way for my distributor. Going to call my parts guy tomorrow.

Thank you

Posted on: 2012/10/1 20:07
If it won't move, get a bigger wrench.
If it breaks, it needed fixing anyway.

Mark

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Re: Ignition points
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Why not just try the correct Packard number for the points. 354262. All the Packard vendors have them. They are not uncommon.

Posted on: 2012/10/1 21:32
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Re: Ignition points
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To get the points from a Packard vendor would be a bit of a hassle becuse of them being in the US and me in Canada. The CS851 from NAPA mentioned above have checked out(picked them up this morning) and I now can get all my tune-up stuff locally. As far as the plug wires, got some from a industrial gas servicing company and installed what I got this morning. It has made a difference in the way the engine runs, but unfortunatley, I did not get enough to do everything. Need to do two more wires and I'm done. Going to look at carburetor next as it's also running rich.

Thanks to all who passed on numbers and suggestions. Very much appreciated the help offered to a newbie. I hope some day I can return the favor

Posted on: 2012/10/3 13:28
If it won't move, get a bigger wrench.
If it breaks, it needed fixing anyway.

Mark

1949 Deluxe
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Re: Ignition points
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AJ
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Have Echlin Points. How many do you want?

Posted on: 2012/10/3 18:31
If it burns fuel and makes noise. I want to see it.
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Re: Ignition points
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Mark Hill
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Thanks AJ but I got them at a local NAPA dealer. Picked them up this morning.

Posted on: 2012/10/3 19:37
If it won't move, get a bigger wrench.
If it breaks, it needed fixing anyway.

Mark

1949 Deluxe
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Re: Ignition points
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Mark Hill
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Well, went to put the points in and they're not correct. They open the right way, but have the connection for the wire and condenser on them. My distributor has the connection on the distributor plate. So back to square one. My parts guy is going to see if he can chase it by the distributor number. I would much rather try and get them here as to bringing them across the border. By the time I pay for shipping I might be able to buy two or mor sets here. Have to see what happens. May not have a choice but to import them. Never figured it would be this hard to find a set of points. But the chase is half the fun.

Posted on: 2012/10/4 17:02
If it won't move, get a bigger wrench.
If it breaks, it needed fixing anyway.

Mark

1949 Deluxe
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Re: Ignition points
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Mark Hill
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Finally got a set of points. They ended up being the ones listed for the 55's and 6's. AL 5677 XP. Thanks to everyone for your input.

Posted on: 2012/10/10 10:50
If it won't move, get a bigger wrench.
If it breaks, it needed fixing anyway.

Mark

1949 Deluxe
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