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If people are worried about solar flares and emps affecting there 40 year old vehicles, they have too much time on their hands. You'd be much better off worrying about what Obama is going to do to you.
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How true, I'm surprised he hasn't forced our old cars and trucks off the road already an into oversized solar powered golf carts
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Part of my goal with my Comet was 100% mechanical aside from the radio. The Pertronix is in the gray area, I suppose. Pushmowers have a magnetic based ignition, so...

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i consider a pertronix unit one step up from points.
they work the same way, just never have to be fiddled with every 3-4 weeks.
with the exception of the one unit that failed, i have never had to mess with any of the units i have installed.
points on the other hand, on the cultivator tractors on the farm, they were replaced on average every 3 weeks.
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If this is the case you might as well ask Fox news how to fix your ford truck ..
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i consider a pertronix unit one step up from points.
they work the same way, just never have to be fiddled with every 3-4 weeks.
with the exception of the one unit that failed, i have never had to mess with any of the units i have installed.
points on the other hand, on the cultivator tractors on the farm, they were replaced on average every 3 weeks.
3-4 weeks something isn't right. I've been changing the points in my trucks every 10,000 miles with just a dwell check at every 5,000..
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If this is the case you might as well ask Fox news how to fix your ford truck ..
Thats a great suggestion, at least you could depend on getting an honest answer.. I also suggest we would better off leaving politics out of our hobbies..
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Thats a great suggestion, at least you could depend on getting an honest answer.. I also suggest we would better off leaving politics out of our hobbies..
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Couldn't agree more So next time don't weigh in ..
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3-4 weeks something isn't right. I've been changing the points in my trucks every 10,000 miles with just a dwell check at every 5,000..
the cultivator tractors will run for 10-12 hours a day 7 days a week.
so 3 week out of a set of points is pretty good. but put a pertronix in and never touch it again is even better.
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Thats a great suggestion, at least you could depend on getting an honest answer.. I also suggest we would better off leaving politics out of our hobbies..
And you think you get "honest answers" from the other networks ? They don't even cover the story if it pertains to what Obama is doing. All you hear is basically "lifestyles of the presidential family" from CBS, NBC, ABC, CNBC and CNN.
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How would you know ? Keep the thread on topic
How ? Cause I pay attention. Unlike many.
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You forgot the family dogs.
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And you think you get "honest answers" from the other networks ? They don't even cover the story if it pertains to what Obama is doing. All you hear is basically "lifestyles of the presidential family" from CBS, NBC, ABC, CNBC and CNN.
I only said I could depend on an honest answer from FOX, I never said anything about the other liars networks
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I only said I could depend on an honest answer from FOX, I never said anything about the other liars networks
Sorry, I misinterpreted your post. My bad.
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