Ignition Coil Basics


Even for the somewhat knowledgeable among us, the ignition system occupies an almost magical place in our automotive understanding. A place occupied by the intricacies of the Quasi-turbine engine and the Pogue Carburetor. We understand the principles, but whatever actually happens “in there” is to some degree, confined to our imaginations.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2005/10/11/Ignition-Coil-Basics