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Electrical MSD coil blew my engine

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Old 07-25-2012, 06:37 PM
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Originally Posted by -=gRay rAvEn=- View Post
Just a stretch here, but maybe using the correct ( length ) spark plugs would not have punched holes in the pistons.....
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<facepalm>
Originally Posted by astroBlackMetallic_Mini View Post
Yes MSD's will fry, Yes its a "known" "possibility" with minis in particular that they cook, and it has been "known" to cook computers or other electronics.

blow out pistons, less likely!
Originally Posted by Hound_va View Post
Seems like this issue was resolved almost a year ago. See the other thread started by the original poster:
https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...-cooper-s.html
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I have been running an MSD coil and wires w/ NGK laser platinum JCW plugs for 2 years without a hiccup. The poster simply put the wrong plugs in the car, in my opinion.
Originally Posted by IQRaceworks View Post
Well.....new coil and "fried" plugs has nothing to do with no compression in your cylinders. Sounds like either your mechanic is trying to rip you off, of you are trying to lay the blame for your damaged motor on MSD.

I'd love to see the pictures of your spark plugs....and I'm sure everyone else would too. A coil is not going to do anything to your plugs....I've ran MSD stuff for years on my street/strip cars (not mini's) and never had any issues. MSD makes good stuff.

Most info and pics please......

Yall did notice how old this thread is? Is the OP still around?
 
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:44 AM
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Not for several months.

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Old 07-26-2012, 04:53 PM
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IQ, I second your opnion. MY MINI is N14 so its direct fire, but I had an MSD 6AL and coil on a Chevrolet Camaro and it was outstanding, the only problem I ever had was that the coil fire was intense the rotor tip eventually eroded, now thats firepower. Ran like a top, never fouled out a plug and the rev limited in the -AL was a fantastic bonus. I'm saying wrong plugs as well.
 
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Old 07-28-2012, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by miniconcarne View Post
Yall did notice how old this thread is? Is the OP still around?
I did.... that's why I posted what you quoted.

Originally Posted by Hound_va View Post
Seems like this issue was resolved almost a year ago. See the other thread started by the original poster:
https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...-cooper-s.html
 
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Old 07-28-2012, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by miniconcarne View Post
Yall did notice how old this thread is? Is the OP still around?
LOL nope didnt notice thread reincarnation rocks
 
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LOL nope didnt notice thread reincarnation rocks
Shall we keep it going?!
 
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OLD !? Tuck here tuck there, dash of botox, some make up....

Besides, it seemed to be lacking resolution and factual data....

In hindsight I should have just retitled the thread " I blew up my engine using the wrong plugs..."
 
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Old 07-29-2012, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by -=gRay rAvEn=- View Post
OLD !? Tuck here tuck there, dash of botox, some make up....

Besides, it seemed to be lacking resolution and factual data....

In hindsight I should have just retitled the thread " I blew up my engine using the wrong plugs..."
Still could....get rid of factualy incorrect and misleading title....
No harm in my opinion, heck mightily help a future owner in a search!!
 
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Old 07-30-2012, 01:59 PM
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Heh... anyone finding this thread for the first time would do well to search for the other posts by the OP... the ones about the wrong plugs, engine block machining and, if I remember correctly, a search for a new motor in the end.
 
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