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Old 04-27-2011, 06:19 PM   #61
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Default Re: Bubba To The Rescue

All of our old cars have had electronic ignitions of one type or another, and now they all have points in them again. Too many failures and time spent on the flat bed! I can always make points work!
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Old 04-27-2011, 07:32 PM   #62
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30thousand miles on my points driven sbc 57,much to the horror of all my piers -Ill stick to my points,thanks.
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Old 04-27-2011, 08:33 PM   #63
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Jim is just the best guy. He PMed me out of the blue, offering a solution to my ignition system woes. He correctly diagnosed the problem, told me how to rework the system and sent me parts to do the job correctly. He's as good a HAMB member as anyone could ever want. What a treasure.
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Old 04-27-2011, 08:44 PM   #64
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Jim is the man that will help you anyway he can.
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Old 04-27-2011, 08:58 PM   #65
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I sat through one of his seminars at road rockets. Found out how little I knew about timing and ignition.
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Old 04-27-2011, 09:11 PM   #66
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I sat through one of his seminars at road rockets. Found out how little I knew about timing and ignition.
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:30 PM   #67
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Nothing but points on all my Hot Rods, I have never been left stranded. It seems like every few days, someone on a Mustang forum has a Pertronix conversion that goes bad.
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:36 PM   #68
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"WALK ACCROSS TEXAS" ... no more
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:55 PM   #69
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Nice write up!
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Old 04-27-2011, 11:11 PM   #70
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But Ryan!, Did you get the Hot Sauce? Jim always packs a bottle in with his goods. That's the best part!

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Old 04-28-2011, 07:31 AM   #71
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I just love to hear stories about that '39. I'm glad to hear it's back on the road.
It's been awhile since I heard a Bozworth reference. I nearly forgot about those Right Guard commercials. He's the man.
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Old 04-28-2011, 03:12 PM   #72
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I had a Mallory Unilite in an Olds V8 several years ago. The third time it crapped out on me, I tossed it in the scrap bin and put the points set-up back in it. 'Nuf said.
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Old 04-28-2011, 03:25 PM   #73
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Great work !!!! beats bubba burgers anytime,hats off to da BUBBA .............YG
(now i know from the replys were to go).............YG
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:27 PM   #74
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Its time to convert my 40 ford to electronic where do I send my money Mr Bubba
plus shipping to Australia. the points dizzy can sit in the trunk
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:30 PM   #75
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dudw bubba is the man he hooked me up with a distributor for my 56 and i have never had any problems since i got the hole 9 hot sauce and all ...thanks again bubba
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:59 PM   #76
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All I can do is echo everyone's praise for the man and his work. He went through my dist and upgraded it with the IgnitorII kit for my 63 and it's run like a top since. For now a stock distributor rides in the trunk as a backup, but I may spend the money and just get another ignitor kit to keep in there
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:51 PM   #77
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Jim will again be doing his ignition seminar at the Road Rocket Rumble this year on Friday. We don't have a time set just yet but keep an eye on our website and that information should be coming in the next month.
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PS Jim just tuned up my old Mallory dual point distributor this week for my flatty. Got it put in yesterday. Runs like a top!! Jim does good work and as most of us in Indy know he is just a top notch guy in general!! Bubba rules ignitions!!!
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Old 05-01-2011, 02:14 PM   #78
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As already Echoed here Jim is the man, Both my flatties have distributors by Bubba one an old Magspark converted to use GM HEI module, the other A SBC /flat head conversion. both work perfectly I am also convinced that for the money this is the best upgrade that can be done to make an 8BA run better.
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Old 05-02-2011, 11:15 AM   #79
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A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to spend the day with Bubba going thru my diz and rebuilding my carb. It was a over the shoulder and hands on tutorial. My goal was reliability and MPG....just got back from TorqueFest...773 miles door to door...not a hiccup! and 19.5 MPG average for the weekend......Thanks, Jim
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Old 05-02-2011, 04:43 PM   #80
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Weird. I thinks the generational gap of the parts.... Ive gotten stuck by a electric fuel pump twice in the 35 when moisture would get on the electrical connection.

Hmmm, I wonder if you were being towed the same day and time I was when the Model A gave up last week and I too had to get towed home by a guy with a tow strap?

Thats really cool you got it going again so easily.
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