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Would 1988 and up points work for a 1950 something engine? and i have no spark no matter what would that maybe just be the points?

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Check your flywheel gat to mag I use a machbook (paper) should be fimne as far as the points they should work fine mmine has on the older engens of corse check your gap and kill switches
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