Coil and Condenser
ignition coil is of large capacity and is sealed air tight to prevent the entrance of
moisture. Transformer oil is
used for insulating material inside the coil. A large porcelain
insulator is used at the
secondary terminal of the coil, to provide effective insulation.
The condenser is also of large
capacity to operate with the large
capacity coil and distributor cam angle, and when used with these
units aids in producing high coil voltage, particularly at low engine
NOTE—This condenser must not be
installed on models prior to 1941, as its capacity is too high for the
coil and cam angle on these models.
ignition coil and condenser should be checked following the instructions given by
the manufacturer of the test
equipment being used.
pump filter bowl and screen and wash
them thoroughly in clean gasoline. When reassembling make sure the cork gasket is in
good condition and properly seated. Tighten all fuel pump
air cleaner, wash the copper filter element in clean gasoline and allow to drain
thoroughly. Dip the element in
engine oil and allow excess
oil to drain thoroughly before reassembly.
Remove the carburetor from the
engine. Disassemble, inspect and
reassemble as outlined under
"Carburetor." All parts should also be checked to make sure they are correct for
the carburetor involved.
Reassemble carburetor and air
cleaner to the
Throttle Adjustment When Starting
Provision is made on passenger
models for adjusting the amount
of throttle opening when starting the engine through a lug welded to the
starter cross shaft, and a
similar lug containing a bolt and