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Old 05-06-06, 07:30 PM
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Ignition help needed!!!!!!

Hi All I am a newbie on this sight.
I have a GT3 RX3 I need tech help with, I was running a Dual Distributor bridgeport 12a and have just installed a single distributor bridgeport 12a. My old ignition system consistited of a dual dist. run with Crane xr700 ignitions with optical pickups, the leading dist also had a MSD6AL on it. The new engine has a stock distributor with stock mazda ignitors, but I have no connector plugs for the ignitors. How do I hook this thing up? Do I need to obtain stock ignitor connectors to connect to the coils? Does the stock distributor connect the same way the crane units did?
Some one help!
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Old 05-07-06, 04:38 AM
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You might want to post this in the 1st gen section. Lots of ignition know how in there.
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This system is the simplest and most reliable of all 1st gen ignition systems; I use it on my peripheral port road racer.
From your ignition switch, connect 12 v + to the + side of each coil.
Then, run a pair of wires from each coil to each Mazda igniter. I prefer to use shielded wires for this run, to ensure no false signals picked up from the plug wires.
This provides the +12 volts needed to run the circuitry inside each igniter, and the other wire going from the minus side of the igniter to the - side of the coil will tell the coil when to fire.

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MSD Install with pics etc below... (From my favorites)

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