I was considering adding this petronics system  to the 63 model.....

advantages //// disadvantages?  

keep in mind, i am complete novice,,

Sincerely

Kim

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Don't have to adjust points. If installing a new coil as well you will get higher voltage = better spark.

Read these three links and you should be good to go:

Pertronix Ignitor Ignition & Flamethrower I, II, and III Compar...

Pertronix Ignitor II and Flame Thrower II installation

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Petronix 3 Kim - just remember you need to rewire in full 12 volts for the petronix ignition itself (inside the dizzy) and the coil but you pick that up off the battery and use the ignition voltage signal to switch the relay.  With the 64 429s its pretty easy with the dizzy at the front.  I did one for a friend with a 59 and it was a pain getting to the dizzy at the back of the engine = you have to stand inside the engine bay to reach down inside and wire it all in!  overall though a great ignition system!

John

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