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Nick Campagna
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Timing light

Post by Nick Campagna » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:26 pm

The spring connector on my older, but still very good timing light has streached out and become wothless. Does anyone know how to fix or convert it to inductive pickup ?
Is the defect in what I see, or what I'm seeing with ?

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Re: Timing light

Post by Kevin Johnson » Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:14 am

Nick,
Can you disect an old/new sparkplug wire boot and use the clip from inside it?

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Re: Timing light

Post by Keith Morganstein » Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:07 pm

On a similar light. I used a spring I scrounged up and put a clip on the lead. (like an alligator clip, but wider)

OTOH, inductive versions of similar lights are cheap on ebay.

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Re: Timing light

Post by Nick Campagna » Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:03 pm

I like those ideas. Thanks.
Is the defect in what I see, or what I'm seeing with ?

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Re: Timing light

Post by les327 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:52 pm

The older sears dialback lights are cheap and work verywell
One on ebay now
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