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Good morning, first thing I suggest doing is checking that the points are working properly. Disconnect the wire from the coil that comes from the distributor. Set you voltmeter to ohms and connect one lead to the wire you just disconnected and the other lead to ground. Now loosens the distributor and turn it until the points close. It should show continuity to ground on the meter. Now turn the distributor until the points open, there should be no continuity to ground.
Let me know what you find and we can work further if needed.
Hello and welcome to just answer and allowing me to assist you, Just a couple of questions to get a good picture of what the problem is, what exactly the issue you are having , and could you please send that pic of the engine and distributor to me please.
Going out for a bit and will be back latter today to help ok see you then.
Boy that's sweet . ok lets do an old school test, you said you have 6v to the coil and it goes through the coil to the points right? ok I want you to open the points and using a jumper wire with an alligator clip put that onto the point side of the coil , un hook the high tension side of the coil and hold it close to a ground ,about the same distance as a spark plug gap.now with key on touch the other end of that jumper wire to ground and off as if you were the points opening and closing and see if you get the coil to spark. Tell me what you see .
I mean the output to the spark plugs. talk latter.