Date registered: Aug 2005
Vehicle: 1972 250C, Ducati ST
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
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RE: magnetto distributor
I agree - the points & condenser are usually the parts that cause all the trouble and require the most cleaning/adjustment, while the coil is pretty trouble-free.
As long as you don't have any timing variations from a worn distributor shaft, the Pertronix kit is a great product. I've used it on several motorcycles, and it's always worked perfectly.
On my Benz, the previous owner elected to replace the entire distributor with a Mallory electronic unit, but I think his original distributor shaft was worn out, so a Pertronix kit alone wouldn't have worked for him.