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    The coil I am going to install is the pertronix...

    The coil I am going to install is the pertronix flame thrower that is suggested to be used with the pertronix distributor.

    Per skiboatpartsonline video it indicates removing it.

    In terms of...
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    So how would you bypass the resistor?

    So how would you bypass the resistor?
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    Ignition Coil on electronic distributor.

    Last season on my 1985 supra sunsport I replaced the distributor with a fully electronic pertronix marine distributor.

    My question is does a performance type ignition coils offer me anything...
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    Great info...I updated the post with the boat...

    Great info...I updated the post with the boat info. It is a 1995 supra sunsport so that eliminates some things.

    It's an old boat that was well cared for 1 owner. I just picked it up last year so...
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    Taking on a bit of water

    Before I pulled the boat for the season I was getting some water in the hull.

    Initially it was the drip seal letting in way to much water and after sitting a few days it would accumulate.

    I...
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    Swim platform repair/replacement

    I have a 1985 supra sunsport while in the water last year a piece of the team swim platform broke off. I can make that repair but I am also considering a synthetic swim platform with a ladder on it....
  7. Yanked the gas tank out siph valve was good. Put...

    Yanked the gas tank out siph valve was good. Put a new coil on it and seemed to fix it. We will see if the problem creeps back in after being on the water a while.
  8. I have heard mention of the anti siphon...

    I have heard mention of the anti siphon valve...how do you go about changing that?
  9. I just put a new electronic distributor in a few...

    I just put a new electronic distributor in a few weeks ago which fixed a previous problem with the timing curve. It was running really strong after that up to this point.
  10. 1985 Sunsport seems to be stalling under load/throttle

    Hey y'all, I have a 1985 sunsport that i got this summer that took some work but I got up and running strong.


    We had it out today for a good ride and after anchoring for an hour or so on the...
  11. Got an update that may help some folks with this...

    Got an update that may help some folks with this issue. put a new electronic distributor in it and it fixed the problem.

    It was not a fuel issue or anything with the carb. The total advanced...
  12. Just trying it in neutral the ROMs are higher but...

    Just trying it in neutral the ROMs are higher but it will still backfire and miss at a point.

    My tac seems to be a bit finicky as well so I'm not sure I'm getting a good read. It will be bouncing...
  13. Points look good...carb is brand new installed by...

    Points look good...carb is brand new installed by previous owner who thought the lack of power and throttle was a carb problem but it ended up no fixing it.

    I still think it is some issue with the...
  14. Update... Adjusted the point gap and reset...

    Update...

    Adjusted the point gap and reset timing to 8 degrees. The ignition coil and condenser where also replaced. Not sure if I mentioned that previously.

    Got the boat out and still the same...
  15. Yeah we have observed the linkage in respect to...

    Yeah we have observed the linkage in respect to the throttle and it fully engages. Even after manually opening the secondaries at full throttle and spraying a bit of fuel in it has no effect but we...
  16. Both good suggestions to look into. I...

    Both good suggestions to look into.

    I replaced the condenser today...did not seem to do the trick. I'll get new points and dial those in and make sure there are no vacuum issues. The carb does...
  17. 1985 Supra sunsport 350w not reaching full RPMs or top speed. Power drops off

    First off forgive me if I mess up any forum etiquette as this is my first post.

    I have a 1985 Sunsport I just bought off the original owner.

    It starts up and idles great and has decent...
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