I think 15k-25k is probably allright, because the ~25kV coming out of the D3000 magneto will make it irrelevant.
But not if it is several meg ohms.
These resistors are supposed to be a few k!
I think this stuff could explain a lot of mysterious rough running, and poor starting.
Last edited by peterh337; 29th May 2012 at 07:17.