How to Upgrade From Points to Electronic Ignition

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There are numerous kits available for classic cars to do away with the inefficient mechanical points ignition system and replace with a modern ‘fit and forget’ electronic system. No more gapping points! Whether the system you opt for is magnetic or optical, the principles involved in understanding how it works and how to fit it are much the same and we explain all, in this video tutorial. Ignition timing adjustment is covered to complete fitting but we also recommend you also watch our guide to ignition timing within the MGB service guide.