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Old 10-12-2018, 04:28:23 AM
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Hi Everybody I am looking for information how to make a 6V coil to to go with a igniter engine or does any one know where I might buy one
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Hi Ken,

just use a Ballast out of an old Flouro light, they are easy to get and work a treat !!! Not exactly period correct , but still a low tension coil.

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which wires do you use on the ballast?
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The "old" style ballasts only had two wires. The fixtures had a push button start or a little starter in a can. Modern ballasts may have 8 or more wires. Those won't work for this application.
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The "old" style ballasts only had two wires. The fixtures had a push button start or a little starter in a can. Modern ballasts may have 8 or more wires. Those won't work for this application.
They sure do. Use the black and white wires.

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Hi Justin Found and old style starter and it works well thanks for you help
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