[T3] some problems back, some gone...

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Mon Jun 7 09:08:38 PDT 2021

On 6 Jun 2021 at 22:48, Keith Park wrote:

> I donTMt know who made the switch,  its one of the little red ones... 

Those are usually Alco, or some asian copy. If you check the rating, often 
stamped on the side of the metal part, you'll find both voltage and current 
ratings. It's probably 250 V or less, while one terminal of the CDI wire will be 
charging up to 400-450 V before each spark.

A full size toggle switch may still not be rated that high, but at least the 
flashover paths will be longer.

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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