Model A & B

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Ignition Condenser Details

Model A and B distributors used similar-but-different condensers. The Model A had an internally threaded end and the the mounting bracket was soldered on the end of the can, whereas the Model B had a pigtail lead and had the attaching bracket positioned at mid-length.

Detailed below are the published capacitance values for Model A and B distributor ignition condensers as found in the Ford Service Bulletins.

Condenser Capacitance
(microfarads)
Model A
A-12300
0.20 - 0.25
Model B
B-12300
0.45 - 0.63

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January 2016