Smoke in the Wires Jan 2016


Here is the long-anticipated January Smoke in the Wires in snazzy e-magazine format. Enjoy!

Lucas Electronic Ignitions

By Jeff Simpson

What follows is the third of a series of articles reprinted with permission from The Register, the newsletter

of the Tucson British Car Register. All words and photos copyright Jeff Simpson.

For those cars with the 40--series Lucas distributors, I wrote about the option of

using a Standard Motor Products “LX-101” ignition module as a way to replace

the original LUCAS “AB14 electronic ignition module (see March 2015

Register). For those of you who want to keep everything looking strictly

original, here's another option for you.

To remove the original module, disconnect the black cable which goes to the

distributor, the white wire to the 12 volt ignition power supply, and the white

Smoke in the Wires January 2016 Page 13

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