Hello All! I know many of you know my '26 T roadster and that I am running a 12 Mallory auto-advance distributor built by Bubba's Ignition. The system works great, but I have been experimenting with switching to a Vertex Magneto for reliability on longer trips from home. My Alternator has failed in the past and with out that I only have 150 -200 mile range on a fully charged battery. At least with a Mag, I'm putting less drain on the battery and if the alternator fails....I can just crank start it and keep going. I can't fit the old style T magneto drives (for say a Bosch DU-4 or Eismann E-4), but since the distributor mount I have now uses a VW-style distributor head.....a Vertex Magneto made for a VW should be a perfect alternative and switch out. So I did some searching and dug up this really nice Vertex/Ronco Magneto on Ebay... It is in really nice shape....gives off a good spark (yes, I accidentally shocked myself with it) and it just fit perfectly. Ordered some tune up stuff from Don Zigg and got some advice on how to set it up. Got it all wired in, coil ignition components disconnected, kill switch hooked up and ready to go... ...pulled the hand crank over.....nothing. Again...nothing. Cranked until my arm was tired, then tried the starter....still nothing. I pulled all the plugs and checked my gap, checked the kill switch, checked the wires, I even pulled the plugs and rolled it over with them out to check spark....nothing. I know it doesn't have an impulse unit....but I have fired Mags with no impulse and they go easy. Even with the starter spinning on 12v, I get no spark at the plugs. What am I doing wrong?