View Single Post
mark houghton mark houghton is offline
Registered User
 
mark houghton's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Central Washington State
Posts: 3,749
I don't believe there is any such capacitor as you've mentioned. Instead, the capacitor resides within the ignition shutoff delay relay...said capacitor storing enough energy to keep the relay contact points closed for a couple of seconds after you shut off the ignition (thus keeping power flowing to the CDI). As far as I know, that's how the system works. There isn't some huge capacitor that keeps the CDI energized in and of itself.

Regardless, it's not really a necessary item to have in my opinion. I never ran with one, having bypassed it when installing MSD ignition.
__________________
Mark H. 1987 930, GP White, Wevo shifter, Borla exhaust, stock everything else. The result of a massive Pelicanite good will fire recovery effort. Truely an open book, ready for the slippery slopes to modification.
Old 05-14-2014, 04:17 AM
  Pelican Parts Catalog | Tech Articles | Promos & Specials    Reply With Quote #6 (permalink)