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Twins / Re: Tachometer
« on: 08 December, 2017, 19:42:23 »
Thanks Julian.....The tacho drive and pinion etc. are available from Dragan fly so I am sorted. they do a kit with the front plate to pick up on the cable and a screw/unit to engage with the oil pump so it all seems quite simple....thank you again for your advice....
regards

Aidan

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Twins / Re: Tachometer
« on: 05 December, 2017, 17:45:49 »
I now need to pick up  tacho conversion/kit to fit the front of the crankcase so if you have any ideas of suppliers I would also appreciate that bit of info..
regards

Aidan

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Twins / Re: Tachometer
« on: 05 December, 2017, 17:43:47 »
Thanks Julian.......3:1 it is ...I can go ahead and get one, the chrono looks fantastic but wow! prices!

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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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