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Twins / Tachometer
« on: 05 December, 2017, 14:13:44 »
I am currently trying to source a tachometer for my A10 twin...its a 1959 bike but has an 1962 engine. I have noticed on line tachos have  2-1, 3-1 or 4-1 ratios quoted. How can I establish what ratio I need for my engine so that I can purchase the correct Tacho and cable?.
The intention is to fit the tacho cable to the front crankcase point instead of the earlier version that required an 90deg drive from the right hand cover side (al la Goldie) etc
I am sure the answer is out there!
Aidan

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Twins / A10 Electronic Ignition
« on: 05 December, 2017, 12:24:49 »
I am currently restoring an A10 1959 Super Rocket and I am getting contradictory opinions regarding Electronic ignition! What type can be recommended or perhaps I can get members advice. I intend to use the existing Dynamo and fit a belt conversion to increase the charging rate etc. and intend to discard the magneto and fit a replacement unit to suit electronic ignition. can I have advice on what success or not anybody has had with these kits. 3 or 4 suppliers I have looked at; all give different advice regarding coils, wiring, etc. etc.

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