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This is an ad I saw in the 'CAR' magazine, what do you think. 20 more horsepower??
 

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Doubt if you'll get any additional horsepower but the Pertronix (Ignitor) is worth it just because you don't have to reset points and your timing will stay set much longer. I have it in two of my cats.

Guess you could pick up some horsepower if your car suffers from points bounce at high RPM but 20 is a bit much
 

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Thats what I thought, wonder if I could sue for false advertising, so you think the ignitor is worth it? And the spark plug leads?
 

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I have a natural distrust for firms called names like the one on the ad:)
 

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It's not false advertising. Note that it says "up to 20 HP"......so it could be only a .01 HP gain, but probably no more than 20HP.

The gain is negligible, but performance is probably more consistent. There is also a new Ignitor II.
 

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Those "Up To" gains they do on everything.

K&N filters advertise like "up to" 20 hp or something, and the car that gained that much hp was like an old Jeep Cherokee.
 

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I thought about that afterwards, the 0.01hp gain, still it bugs me, I know its not flase but borders on it. K&N sell some replacement elements called Filtercharger, ever heard of them?

Also, another advert that advertises up to 40HP more, Powerkote USA, "hi-tech ceramic coatings seriously protect engine components from heat and detonation"
 

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I noticed a BIG improvement with my K&N filter. a major feel in the pants difference (better of for the 100.Canadian I spent :))

I heard the ignitor screwing up, the Ignitor11 is supposed be to alot better and hassle free. I have the crane xr700 ignition in my car, and I like it.

Rick
 
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