1961 Mercury Comet no fire new coil

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  • 1961 MERCURY COMET

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1961 Mercury Comet 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

i have a 1960 comet. I was getting no fire so I changed the coil. New wires, distrubeter everything. There is still no fire coming from coil. Checked ground and power, all good. Any suggestions

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Friday, September 25th, 2009 AT 1:08 PM

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Maybe shorted condensor recommend replaceing points and condensor. If good with dist cap off crank is there spark across points?

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Friday, September 25th, 2009 AT 1:22 PM
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Also check the resistance wire between coil positive terminal and ignition switch to include gapping the contact point or use a dwell meter

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Friday, September 25th, 2009 AT 1:28 PM

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