For Sale - Opel Manta B GT/e Ignition Coil Pack

On offer is this used Opel Manta B GT/e Ignition Coil Pack. Please note that the Manta B was in production from 1975 right through to 1987, there is a common miconception that the faclifted Manta B from 1981 onwards was called the Manta C, this is simply not true.

This item is available for £15 plus delivery. It came off a 2.0 litre Manta B GT/E from around 1984.



An ignition coil (also called a spark coil) is an induction coil in an automobile's ignition system which transforms the battery's 12 volts (6 volts in some older vehicles) to the thousands of volts (20 to 30 thousand volts or more) needed to spark the spark plugs. Some coils have an internal resistor to reduce the voltage and some rely on a resistor wire or an external resistor to reduce the voltage from the cars 12 volt wiring flowing into the coil. The wire which goes from the ignition coil to the distributor and the wires which go from the distributor to each of the spark plugs are called spark plug wires or high tension leads.
This specific form of the autotransformer, together with the contact breaker and a capacitor (still referred to in automobile parlance by its old name of "condensor"), converts low voltage from a battery into the high voltage required by spark plugs in an internal combustion engine.
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