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Old 30-11-2007   #1
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Anyone fitted an electronic ignition to the Xy

If so then what was the cost and did it make any difference at all?

Considering doing this to mine, but only if it will be worth it.
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Re: Anyone fitted an electronic ignition to the Xy

Definitely an improvement but a pig to set up in some cases. The benefits are limited to how well the mechanical advance mechanism works in your distributor unless you opt for a mapped system without a distributor.

Simplest option is an electronic ignition setup from a 1300 Uno (non-turbo). All you have to do is swap the X1/9 shaft over to the Uno distributor head (otherwise it is too long and wont fit in the engine bay) and bolt the whole thing in complete with wiring and module.

I wish I'd know about this when I did mine - I went for a lumenition optronic system (at relatively great expense). A very good setup all the same though so I shouldn't complain from that aspect.
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Re: Anyone fitted an electronic ignition to the Xy

Thanks again Jim

BTW, do you know if the clutch hose is the same size as the rear brake hose

I am trying to find a clutch hose as mine is looking worse for wear. I have a spare rear hose. It is a Goodridge in Orange, but don't want to try to swap them without knowing if it will fit.

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Re: Anyone fitted an electronic ignition to the Xy

I don't know the answer to that one and without a car to hand to check I wouldn't want to guess
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Re: Anyone fitted an electronic ignition to the Xy

The brake line is not the same

Does anyone know if the Dizzy from an 1138 Uno is the same as the 1300
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