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Old 9th October 2017, 04:24 PM
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Greetings,
Here's a tech tip I pinched from an oldtimer friend. It makes sense ...

I know this is a trick from the past but it is useful when electrical "gremlins" are about....
Find an old AM transistor radio, tune it to any part of the reception band where a station cannot be heard, turn the volume up and then bring it close to each HT lead in turn while the engine is idling/revving at a speed consistent with when the hesitation is apparent and listen for pronounced clicks - this will indicate possible insulation/conductor breakdowns in the lead(s) where the clicking is loudest.


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Old 9th October 2017, 09:07 PM
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So very true Professor!
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Old 10th October 2017, 09:57 AM
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40 years ago you could do the same thing with Heart pacemakers but technology moved on and it hasn't worked for 30 years or so.
I guess modern cars without H-T leads would not work either.

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WGB... Brother Dr Bill...
So lovely to read you again!
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Still here Michel and still have all my cars.
My term as the GM of the WAC has one year to run and then I might get some shed time.
Going to London next week as a guest of UGLE for their 300th Tercentenary - all 5000 seats sold out at the Royal Albert Hall.

Once that is over I might get some quality M-B time.

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Still here Michel and still have all my cars.
My term as the GM of the WAC has one year to run and then I might get some shed time.
Going to London next week as a guest of UGLE for their 300th Tercentenary - all 5000 seats sold out at the Royal Albert Hall.

Once that is over I might get some quality M-B time.

Regards to all,

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