This weekend i wanted to get rid of the ugly yellow Harley Davidson coil that was violating the engine compartment of my Ami 6 but when i dug through the box of parts that came with the car i found that i only had 1 functioning coil mount. Normally i would have used a bunch of high tech software and machinery to clone the piece. But it was a holiday weekend and i didn't feel like putting on shoes and driving to the office so i made do with what i had in the garage.
oh no, only one functioning mount
first i carved out a crude mold from a chunk of wax
then i poured in some two part resin
the resulting part was not pretty
but with a little carving, sanding and massaging i was going to be able to get pretty close
the original mount
the home made version
mounted and inplace
after getting the coil in, i wanted to check the points gap and set the timing.
It's nice that the points are located conveniently behind the cooling fan.