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Re: Electrical warning ?

> But there's a warning in Bentley (ch 25)...
> "DO NOT crank engine with high tension lead disconnected"

> What is the risk?
> Is it likely that a voltage surge could fry something electrical?

Probably.  Solution is to disconnect the coil lead at the distributor
and ground it.  This is what is recommended elsewhere in the Bentley
for when it is necessary to crank the engine without ignition.