In Reply to: 1951 8N 12 volt Runing real rough posted by Rick P. on September 28, 2020 at 20:28:44:
Use the correct gap.
Jump the resistor to see if that helps. It won't hurt the coil.
You have a 6v coil, hence the need for a resistor. If jumping the resistor helps, go to NAPA and get a " real " 12v coil. p/n IC14SB, 3.25 ohms internal resistance.