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Old 12-31-2021, 04:46 PM
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I am a bit confused. How could it possibly have passed a mag check given he has full engine monitoring?
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Old 12-31-2021, 05:54 PM
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A lot easier than crawling under the panel.
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Old 12-31-2021, 06:15 PM
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A lot easier than crawling under the panel.
A lot easier to not have an ignition system with boxes, cables and stuff scattered around. Either a standard mag or a nice six cylinder pMag fits the bill.

There should not be anything mounted to the firewall on the cabin side other than a ground block, that ground block accessed via a reinforced cutout in the bulkhead between the firewall and panel.

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Old 12-31-2021, 06:38 PM
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This thread belongs in SAFETY, Electronic Ignition, Probable Cause...

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Either a standard mag or a nice six cylinder pMag fits the bill. Carl
Don't forget SureFly....
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Old 12-31-2021, 06:57 PM
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For those still building their 10's
Do not be tempted to install ANYTHING in that forward bay.
It is NOT accessible, no way no how unless you build an access panel on top.
Nothing wrong with electronic ignition but it does need to be installed properly, no different from a mag or Surefly or other means of spark delivery system.
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Old 12-31-2021, 07:37 PM
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I learned this the hard way, troubleshooting an issue with my CPi2 and needed to check pin seating integrity (issue turned out to be improper magnet gap between flywheel and sensor, builder error all along). Access was much more difficult than I thought it would be. Using wire solder splices, the controls unit was migrated from the infamous forward bay to a better spot under the right front seat where access is absolute once the seat is pulled.
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Old 12-31-2021, 07:38 PM
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But it has a nice paint job!
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Old 12-31-2021, 08:42 PM
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I learned this the hard way, troubleshooting an issue with my CPi2 and needed to check pin seating integrity (issue turned out to be improper magnet gap between flywheel and sensor, builder error all along). Access was much more difficult than I thought it would be. Using wire solder splices, the controls unit was migrated from the infamous forward bay to a better spot under the right front seat where access is absolute once the seat is pulled.
That's an interesting idea. I'm hoping to use a CPI2 for one of my ignitions. Is the under-seat location the best in your opinion? Or just better based on your other installations?
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Old 12-31-2021, 11:13 PM
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Bill----DEFINATELY pay attention to the fuel filter and rigid tube connections, with all the electrical stuff in such close quarters.

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Old 01-01-2022, 06:44 AM
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Tom: those JEGS filters were the work of a previous builder I bought the unfinished kit from. They caused immediate grief in phase one (vapor lock issues with mogas) and have been replaced with flex lines and quality filters from a friend of yours named Steve
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