FAQ & HOW TO
Welcome to the Powerspark helper pages.
Below you should find links to everything you could ever need to know about our products, including fitting guides and 'how to' articles.
If you aren't able to find what you're looking for, please do let us know, we'd love to ensure this knowledge database is complete!
WHICH ELECTRONIC IGNITION KIT DO I NEED?
How can I tell which electronic ignition kit I need for my Bosch distributor?
FITTING ELECTRONIC IGNITION
How do I fit Powerspark Electronic Ignition?
FITTING GUIDES BY DISTRIBUTOR MODEL
Where can I find specific instructions for my distributor?
IDENTIFYING YOUR DISTRIBUTOR
How can I tell what distributor is fitted to my car?
ROVER V8 - EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
I have a car powered by a Rover V8, which distributor do I need?
I have a Rover V8 engine, which ignition kit do I need?
I have a TVR, is it powered by a Rover V8?
MINI A SERIES
I have a Mini but am not sure if it is A Series / A +, how can I find out?
POSITIVE EARTH - GENERAL OVERVIEW
How do I fit Powerspark Positive Earth Electronic Ignition?
How do I convert my car from positive to negative ignition?
BALLAST AND BALLAST RESISTORS
What if my car has a ballast resistor?
I have an MGB think my car may have a ballast resistor, how can I tell?
I have no spark – what should I do?
How do I time my engine?
How can I diagnose problems with my spark?
Where can I find instructions on the Sparkrite SX4000 Switchable Electronic Ignition Kit?
DYNAMATOR - DYNAMO TO ALTERNATOR CONVERSION
How do I know which model of dynamator I need for my vehicle?
How do I fit wheel spacers?
How do I know which wheel spacers I need?
How do I jump start my car?