1934 Rover 12 ELECTRONIC IGNITION

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1934 Rover 12 ELECTRONIC IGNITION

Post by digcot65 » Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:01 pm

Hello when fitting electronic ignition to a 1934 Rover 12,how is the distributor timing set.I seem to remember,that only the static timing can be set from the marks on the fly wheel

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Re: 1934 Rover 12 ELECTRONIC IGNITION

Post by luli » Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:46 pm

Instead of a cam and points that open a circuit you now have a magnet and a Hall-efect device that are doing the same. Therefor other than replacing one with the other you do not need to do anything.
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Re: 1934 Rover 12 ELECTRONIC IGNITION

Post by digcot65 » Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:38 pm

Thanks ,that means to make sure the ignition timing is correct ,before fitting electronic ignition ? Len

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Post by luli » Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:50 pm

Yes, and make sure you know where the magnet is.
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Re: 1934 Rover 12 ELECTRONIC IGNITION

Post by digcot65 » Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:49 am

I take it ,that on the collar which contains the manet it is only on one lobe,which can easily be detected

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