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UntuchablSS
07-02-2003, 05:03 PM
My buddy just came over with his 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer and wanted to install the MSD 6AL. Looking at the instruction sheet, I don't see anything close to go with as a guide. Does anyone have experience with this car? It has two coils, one coil per two cylinders.
A quick reply would be MOST appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Val Ramos
aka UntuchablSS

msdtech2
07-10-2003, 09:29 AM
The MSD 6AL will not work for the Mitsubishe Lancer, the 6AL is only intended for an engine with a distributor. The Lancer is a distributorless ignition, but it has built-in transistors internally on the coils. Unfortunately we do not have an ignition system that will connect to this style of coils.
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Thanks for posting,
msdtech2

andresguila
11-02-2003, 10:07 AM
Originally posted by msdtech2@Jul 10 2003, 07:29 AM
The MSD 6AL will not work for the Mitsubishe Lancer, the 6AL is only intended for an engine with a distributor. The Lancer is a distributorless ignition, but it has built-in transistors internally on the coils. Unfortunately we do not have an ignition system that will connect to this style of coils.
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Thanks for posting,
msdtech2
I have a mitsubishi Colt '99 1.6. It has the same motor as the Lancer 1.6. I've recently bought a MSD 6A and was told that it couldn't be installed because it has a internal coil. Then I was told that with a TACH adapter I could use it, so I did. Then I was told that because of the two internall coils I was going to need another adapter. My question is, can I intall the 6a or not? Or do I need a dis - 2 insted?

msdtech2
11-03-2003, 04:49 PM
The Mitsubishi Lancer came with a 2.0L in 2002, which may be different to your application. If your application is distributorless and has 3 wires for a dual output coil then this would be a transistorized coil pack and would not be able to install an MSD Unit.
Although if it has a distributor with an internal coil, you will have to physically disassemble the distributor and make sure that you can physically get to the positive and negative of the internal coil. If there is no access to the primary side of the coil then it will not be possible to install an MSD Unit.
Thanks,
msdtech2

andresguila
11-03-2003, 10:06 PM
There are alot of wiers, but the two coils wich are located on top of the cam lid), have each one a single wire, that comes from the computer, (that's what I was told). Then the coils have 2 aditional wiers that go directly to the spark plugs.

Can I be still able to install a msd unit?

Once I reched the internal distributor, what do I do? Wich diagram do I use for the installation?

Can I still use a 6a?

Thanks,

Andrés

Guatemala.

msdtech2
11-04-2003, 12:11 PM
Your best bet is to send a diagram of your application, then we will be able to decide if an MSD Unit will work or not. The diagram has to be of the distributor and coil.
Thanks,
msdtech2