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Old 08-01-2010, 10:23 PM   #1
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Default How long do Miata coil packs last?

I'm at ~85k and mine are just about dead, they probably won't last another 2 or 3k miles.

Just wondering if this is normal.
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As far as I know mine are original and they still work fine at 126k. Of course I could be an exception.
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How do you know they're "almost dead"?
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How do you know they're "almost dead"?
They barely fire when they're cold and it's getting progressively worse. The spark is very weak, my plugs are gapped to 0.25" and I'm still getting spark blowout.
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My factory 1.6 coilpack still works with over 180k.
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plugs/wires?
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plugs/wires?
~4-5k old. Not them. Plus, I know what it feels like when they're going bad, it's happened to me before.
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well mine was great till it over heated. now it runs like crap! stalling and running on 2 cyl. then running on all 4 again. so i figured mine is toast tooo at 60k
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Perfect time to do an LS2 truck coil conversion....... *looks over at my rack of LS2 truck coils FS*
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