Panhead Ignition Timer

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Panhead Ignition Timer

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Post by jarhead » Fri May 28, 2010 1:56 am

Check this timer out...who made it?
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Re: Panhead Ignition Timer

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Post by Robert Luland » Fri May 28, 2010 2:53 am

Almost looks like an Indain modifiyed for Harley.

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Re: Panhead Ignition Timer

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Post by Cotten » Fri May 28, 2010 3:19 am

Forum Member Russ W posted pics of the Pool Distributor previously,
and its a true distributor!

I can't conjure a link, so just paste Pool Distributor into the search function, or: antique looking wire.

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Re: Panhead Ignition Timer

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Post by RussW » Fri May 28, 2010 3:22 am

Made by Blu Arc back in the '80s. Single fire setup, Autolite cap/rotor, Bosch points.
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Re: Panhead Ignition Timer

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Post by RussW » Fri May 28, 2010 3:26 am

And then, like Cotten said, there is the Pool unit from way back in the '50's. This one adapted the stock timer to a cap/rotor style, using a rotor that fit into a modified point breaker cam.
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Re: Panhead Ignition Timer

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Post by jarhead » Fri May 28, 2010 11:16 am

Never seen one before so thanks for the info and pics...

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Re: Panhead Ignition Timer

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Post by Cotten » Fri May 28, 2010 1:39 pm

I've never seen either,.. either!

Both are delightful, and I would covet them both.

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