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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:59 pm 
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hey guys

my coil went the other day

i want to move it else where ,does anyone know if you can buy the efi plugs things ,i would need a male and female one ,and also does the coil have to be earthed or is that just a mounting bracket on it


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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 6:32 pm 
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The coil does need to be earthed, and earthed good. Be sure to remove any paint from the area you plan to mount the coil. It gets its earth from one of the bolt holes - not sure which one, but a meter from the spark plug hole to the bolt hole will tell all!

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 7:42 pm 
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The coil does not need to be earthed. If it had a circuit to earth, it wouldn't work. You can get those connectors from Repco or an auto sparky. You'd be lookin at about $7 to $10.

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:30 pm 
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My mistake - I was thinking of the TFI module. :oops:

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:54 pm 
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you sure about both ends of the connectors

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:56 pm 
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yeh ive been known to cable tie the coils to heater hoses for short term repairs in my road service days
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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:58 pm 
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MIght just be easier to cut and extend the wires. I know you might want to maintain the original loom, but soldering and extending it would be a much better connection.

PS. Was just looking at some old schematics, and some coils are earthed according to the diagrams. These look like the old can style versions.

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:59 pm 
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to hard to get under car and cut and resolder i want plug and play

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:01 pm 
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Get an injector plug from the wreckers, and gut an old coil or injector plug for the other end.

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:04 pm 
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cant cut the coil its moulded into it

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:07 pm 
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If you have a grinder with a 1mm disc, just cut the plug off the old coil, leaving plenty of meat so you can expose the terminals with further cutting.

 

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