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I have a stock H/D Type Coil mounted in Stock Location, I went to make my Plug wires & relised I don't know which terminal goes to which Cylinder.

No instructions with the coil, The Manual I have dosent say.

May be a Dumb question But I need to know.

Or does it make a difference ?

1957 Pan Head with a stock type Coil ........... :confused:
 

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What are you referring to as "Stock type" coil? Original square vertical one or later horizontal one?
With a stock ignition both plugs fire together every time, one on a dead cylinder (exhaust stroke) and one on live (compression stroke). This is a "wasted spark" system, so either wire can go to the plugs.
If you are attempting to replace the wires in a factory square coil it is an involved process. I won't go into it without info on what you have!
Robbie
 

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The coil is the Tall rectangle coil that mounts Verticle just below the seat with the screw & rubber seal connectors.

Has a stock Breaker Point Distributor.

It is New and has never had wires in it before.

I saw the instructions for Replacing the wires but I assume its a straight forward installe for installing New wires on a New coil.

Or am I assuming wrong ?
 

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It doesn't matter which wire goes to which cylinder. As Robbie said, the stock Panhead ignition is a dual-fire system. That means that both plugs fire at the same time.

 
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