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Old 06-24-2012, 09:03 PM
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Default Electronic Ignition

a lot of people are telling me to replace the original 1981 electronic ignition with a Crane or Dyna. They said overall it will run much better. Whats the opinion, is it worth the change? Seems past owner installed Accel coil.
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Old 06-26-2012, 10:45 AM
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I actually couldn't tell much difference in performance when I went to the Dyna so if your original is working fine I don't think personally I'd spring for the cash to buy one. Mine went south so I had no choice. Just my 2-cents worth.
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:14 PM
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unless your running the bike wide open the stock works fine -- if its that old buy a new one when you can and have it for when the old one dies -- look for a deal on ebay for a new one --- i like the ones that use the stock tin cup no moving parts --
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:15 PM
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as i said go to O'reilly's and buy a set of AUTOLITE XS 65 -- once you try them your never gonna use nothing else .. i never thought a spark plug could make a difference like that..
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Old 06-26-2012, 10:24 PM
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"If it aint broke..." someone changed mine back to points way back when because they thought they were better. Ya,ok. Ive been running a crane hi-4 since 2000. Just "run it"
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