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Skrain
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Crane Electronic Ignition

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Hi. Does anyone have a PDF. file of the installation instructions for the Crane Optical sensor type electronic ignition system? :helpsos:
I'm thinking of getting one for my 64 Spyder, but I'm not too good mechanically, so I'd like to know what I'm getting into before I spend the money. :drool:
Sadly, I'm one of those people that a "Simple, 30 Minute Installation" can turn into an all-day project! :banghead:
ESPECIALLY if it involves electronics! :eek:
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Re: Crane Electronic Ignition

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I installed one of these optical units in my Corvair back in the mid-1980s and did not find it complicated. The instructions and the Crane Cams catalog page in Adobe Reader (.pdf) format are attached.

:link: http://www.corvair.com/user-cgi/catalog ... IN&page=74
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Part number C2851: ELECTRONIC IGNITION-62-69 ONLY*MUST HAVE CORVAIR ENGINE HARNESS OR COIL WITH RESISTOR

Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz
Catalog Pages(s): 74,OT,21
Price: $ 112.70


:link: http://www.corvair.com/user-cgi/catalog ... ge=OTTO-21
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:link: http://www.summitracing.com/search/?key ... 20700-0226
Distributor Conversion, XR700, 12 V, Kit
XR700 Points-To-Electronic Ignition System
1975 and Earlier Domestic 4/6/8-Cylinder Applications
For VW/Bosch "009" Distributor Applications
12-Volt Negative or Positive Ground
$107.32



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XR700 For Domestic 4-cylinder, 6-cylinder, 8-cylinder
:link: http://www.cranecams.com/view.php?s_id=17
SKU: 700-0226
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Crane Cams XR700 Optically Triggered Installation Instructions.pdf
Crane Cams XR700 Optically Triggered Installation Instructions
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Crane Cams XR700 Optically Triggered Installation Catalog Page.pdf
Crane Cams XR700 Optically Triggered Installation Catalog Page
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Re: Crane Electronic Ignition

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Not a hard install. I love my Crane ignitions. I have only ever seen one that had failed. Something I can not say about the Pertronix units where failure is somewhat common from what I have seen.
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