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    Took the Super for its first run yesterday (for me that is) having travelled about 80k I noticed the Ign key was quite hot when I stopped the car.I had no accessories turned on .When I checked this morning there was a voltage drop of 1.3 v to the coil ,harly enough to explain the very hot Ign Switch.
    Secondly I plan to fit some Balancers to the drive shafts,does anyone know the best place to fit them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by brian woodcock View Post
    Took the Super for its first run yesterday (for me that is) having travelled about 80k I noticed the Ign key was quite hot when I stopped the car.I had no accessories turned on .When I checked this morning there was a voltage drop of 1.3 v to the coil ,harly enough to explain the very hot Ign Switch.
    Secondly I plan to fit some Balancers to the drive shafts,does anyone know the best place to fit them?
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    I would say that there is a bad connection in one of the contacts of your ignition switch, you either need to dismantle the ignition switch and repair it or replace it with another that is known to be good.
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    Brian,
    By D Special does not have balancers on the drive shafts. There is no vibration at speed but should I put some on?
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    Damper fitting instructions are in the manual, but from memory, the diagram was mislabelled for L&R, so common sense prevails when reading it. For a car just used around town or at moderate speeds, the benefits of having the dampers may not be great.

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    I,m getting some vibration at low speed so I may be wasting my time,no harm done however.
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    I thought they were only on 23's?

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    I have heard that the dampers have no noticeable effect, so if you are getting a vibration, I would be checking the wheel alignment/camber first. But as stated the measurement for the dampers is in the manual.
    P.S. I reckon my ignition key always gets pretty warm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mberry View Post
    I have heard that the dampers have no noticeable effect, so if you are getting a vibration, I would be checking the wheel alignment/camber first. But as stated the measurement for the dampers is in the manual.
    P.S. I reckon my ignition key always gets pretty warm.
    Agree 100%, I've had cars with and without the dampers and unless you are really fanging on a very smooth road you wouldn't pick the difference - it's a given both cars should have balanced wheels and tyres which will show a difference if out of spec.

    . . .and yes to tepid to warmish ignition key

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