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Old 03-25-2007, 03:00 AM   #1
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Going to get the MS installed in the next few weeks, will start with fuel and then move on to spark.

My cars a 04 with the coil on plug.

I heard the NB igniter’s are pretty frail, and probably very expensive.

Anyone know of a good (and cheap) coil igniter setup that I can use in place of the stock stuff.

Option so far seem to be

-NA 1.6 igniter and coils, is this one piece with the coils and igniter built in?
-Neon 420 coil, which igniter do I use with this?

I know I can use the MS as the igniter but would rather not.

Shouldn't I be able to use any wasted spark setup?
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Old 03-25-2007, 03:44 AM   #2
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if you went with a neon coil, you could just install the vb39 option onto the board and drive the coilpack directly. It would not be that hard to do
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Just use the stock coils with the integrated ignitors. They have lasted in my car which sees regular trackday use and everyday road abuse.

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being an NB with integrated COP and igniters cant MS drive that? COP throws way more power than our CDI's dont they? just a thought if it aint broke why are we fixing it?
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Reverant, do you have your spark setting posted on the board?

Would a turbo application be any harder on the stock parts?

I was just trying to avoid blowing up expensive parts, it seems the NA parts can handle more abuse.
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The NA coils are more robust than the 1.8s and can hander a longer dwell time. That is remedied by just running a lower spark dwell of 2.4ms for example. The stock 1.8 internals are run at over 200hp daily on many cars on this board and a few see 300hp without problems. As long as your tune is good and you don't allow detonation, the stock internals are great.
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You can use vb921 as igniter, or get mitsu igniter from 323, protegé to the junkyard. There reliable and cheap. But I would do the vb921 mod, they're 6$ each.
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i think 4g63 ignitor/coils would be good for a turbo car. they're good for tons of power on dsms.
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MKIV Supra Coils but they go for a mint.
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