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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-11-2000, 01:35 AM
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TR upgrade on 225?

hey teamrush or CJDave will the teamrush upgrade work on a the 222 slant six in a 83 dodge pickup, it starts just as bad as my 258 in my 88 wrangler and was wondering since i'll be doing the TR upgrade soon if i could do it to the 225 too? and are the partts the same?
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Re: TR upgrade on 225?

Nope, won't work.
Chrysler used a Chrysler ignition, and Jeep used a Motorcraft ignition.
Two entirely different animals.

Chrysler does make a cap to upgrade the plug wires up to the post terminal (spark plug terminals), and it has brass terminals.
It and the rotor is about $25 from Chrysler. I don't remember the part numbers anymore.

It's been quite a while, but I think you can interchange the Ford style TFI coil with the Chrysler coil on engines that had electronic ignitions.
The internal resistance is close enough to work, and the TFI coil is an easy hookup, and kicks the Canister coil's butt!

The usual, good cap, rotor, plug wires, high output coil, new plugs...


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