Ben Dover wrote:Be careful not to buy any of those shiny silver aftermarkets, they are junk. If you pay under $100.00, chances are it will be one of the poor quality off shore coils. Your problems may not be as bad as you think. Double check your work (Don't wrench the spark plug wires too tight.
You called it , sir! Unfortunately these are the only coils I am seeing from all the military jeep parts sellers. Also, unfortunately I didn't see your post until it was too late
The saga (headache?) continues.
I went to install my new coil and it turns out my replacement coil is too tall and blocks the dist from properly closing/sealing against the housing.
Where have you purchased trouble free and well fitting replacement coils for you M38A1?
Also the coil I removed looks like it is an original military unit (based on the markings). I'm surprised it ran for this long. It looks to be in rough shape.