| When we
tell our customers how easy it is to install a Pertronix Ignitor on their Mustang, they
usually get a blank stare on their face as if to say "It can't be that easy!"
Well, it is and we're going to prove it to you!
Follow along as we install a Petronix Ignitor on Mustangs Plus'
Dan Jenkins' newly acquired project car, a 64½ coupe. Built at San Jose on July 20th,
it's equipped with a "D" code 289 engine.
Dan wanted to get it running its best before deciding which
restoration job to tackle first. So installing a Petronix Ignitor was a natural!
Dan's new pony is a great daily driver, but it has a lot of
little problems that need to be corrected. We know we'll be seeing a lot of it on Tech
Night! Dan's already talking about door hinges.............
||1.) The Petronix Ignitor we'll use is a #04581
which fits all 1965 to 1973 V8 Mustangs. Included in the kit is the Petronix module, the
magnet sleeve, 2 nuts, a wire end, and an air gap gauge. Everything you'll need to do the
job except for a flat blade screw driver, a 3\8" open end wrench, and a pair of wire
|2.) Make sure the ignition is off and the
battery is disconnected. Remove the distributor cap and rotor leaving the spark plug wires
||3.) Remove the primary lead (the wire to the
distributor) from the negative (-) side of the coil.
|4 .) With the screwdriver, remove the screws
holding the points and condenser.