How to Wire an Engine Coil?

Answer An engine coil is used to produce the high voltage needed to fire the spark plugs on an internal combustion engine. Coils on older model cars -- or those made before 1980 -- were controlled by a me... Read More »

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How to Wire a Magnetic Coil?

Whenever a current runs through a circuit, it creates a magnetic field. Usually, this magnetic field is so small that it goes unnoticed. However, a magnetic coil comprising many tightly wound loops... Read More »

How to Wire a DSM Coil-on-Plug?

A coil-on plug modification alters the ignition coil on the cylinders of your vehicle's engine. The purpose of a coil-on plug is to improve the ignition system's durability by reducing the number o... Read More »

How to Wire a Coil Tap on a Guitar?

Adding a coil tap switch onto the humbucker bridge pickup of an electric guitar is designed to short out one coil of the humbucker, thus giving the guitar the tone of a guitar with a single coil. A... Read More »

How to Test Coil Wire?

The ignition coil wire sits in the ignition distributor of your car and transforms the battery's voltage to the voltage needed to stimulate your spark plugs. The voltage from a battery is only 12 v... Read More »