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Bonnet Wing Replacement

I need to replace the bonnet wings on my 1200. Are the replacements from the well-known reproduction vendors suitable and will they match up with the original
blackbelair
Nov 4, 2017
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28446

Re: Wiper blades twisting and falling off

Thanks Art, Alas the original blades are long gone! ________________________________ From: art.parker00 Sent: Monday, December 26,
David Otey
Dec 26, 2016
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Wiper blades twisting and falling off

Hi there, I've been having an ongoing problem with after market wiper blades not fitting securely on my wiper arms - tend to twist and fall off. I've looked at
davidrteran
Dec 26, 2016
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Re: No Spark at the plugs

Yes, I was suspecting that today Chris. Even though there is no metal on metal contact, the rotor was grounding out on the distributor through the cheap
David Otey
Sep 2, 2016
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Re: No Spark at the plugs

"Strange thing is that the old one tested fine for continuity all along the metal surface." But that isn't the point. What is, is leakage through the body of
Chris Byard
Sep 2, 2016
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Re: No Spark at the plugs

SOLVED!!! The Herald started this morning after a week of idleness. It turned out that the cheapest part was the one it was wanting - the ignition rotor.
davidrteran
Sep 1, 2016
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Re: Aftermarket coils - resistance ?'s

That is also a good thought. Easy to miss, too. Donald.
Donald H Locker
Sep 1, 2016
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Re: Aftermarket coils - resistance ?'s

This has been a quiet group for some time. Nice to hear some folks on again. So, have you checked the static timing? There is not that much can go wrong if you
Brian Sengelaub
Sep 1, 2016
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Re: Aftermarket coils - resistance ?'s

David Otey noted: So sad that new tune-up parts can't even last 6 months... Amen to that! And it's equally difficult to even identify the "quality" parts
Andrew S Mace
Sep 1, 2016
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Re: Aftermarket coils - resistance ?'s

 My money would be on the rotor arm. The current crop of replacement parts is notorious. Best would be a decent original old one but that may be harder to
Chris Byard
Aug 31, 2016
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Re: Aftermarket coils - resistance ?'s

Hi Don - I just had a bit of success tonight and wish I'd done this test a week ago. I hooked up the spark plug tester in-line between the main wire from the
David Otey
Aug 30, 2016
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Re: Aftermarket coils - resistance ?'s

The difference between a sparking plug inside the cylinder and outside is pressure (120psia inside vs. 15psia outside, round numbers and assuming an 8:1
Donald H Locker
Aug 30, 2016
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Re: Aftermarket coils - resistance ?'s

Thanks for the ideas, Donald. The spring I was referring is located inside the rotor - fits into a groove. In the case of my rotor, the spring was making the
davidrteran
Aug 30, 2016
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Re: No Spark at the plugs

I'm picking up a new condenser this morning but am not optimistic it will solve the problem since the old one passes the testing procedure with the ohm meter.
davidrteran
Aug 30, 2016
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Re: No Spark at the plugs

If its any help, Ive suffered my fair share of ignition problems over the years, and its nearly always been the condenser.Mark (Triumphs since 1971) Hall,
mark hall
Aug 29, 2016
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