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Old 11-23-2021, 03:54 AM   #1
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Question LH 2.0/2.2 distributors

I have a carbed B230 that needs spark, and I have a Chrysler ignition box and an LH 2.2 distributor laying around. Both use a three-pin hall effect sensor - any chance they will work together with a little soldering? It might be a long shot but I gotta know if it's a definite no.
(Yes, I have a bag of pin sleeves for the Christler ten pin connector).
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Old 11-23-2021, 02:04 PM   #2
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Not sure what you would need to do about the idle switch. But it looks like it could work on there.
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Old 11-24-2021, 02:56 AM   #3
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Update: looked through the schematics and spliced it together. Spun distributor with a drill, it has good spark.

The idle switch grounds an orange wire from the spark box, at idle and at WOT. At part throttle the wire is open circuit. Box tells the difference between idle/WOT by vacuum (orange wire grounded at both).
I won't be running a vacuum line (side draft webers so no vac port, AND a vacuum retard box).
Guess it will idle a little high, especially with a lot of initial advance, and strictly follow the "mechanical advance" base curve.
What I don't know is whether the box does anything different at WOT, or if it just goes by vacuum and RPM (maybe the WOT grounding of the orange wire is only needed by the LH ECU).

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