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Re: A7SS Starting Issues
« Reply #15 on: 15.06. 2017 10:38 »
Julian...thanks. Something you've said there, i.e. "wire goes tight when retarding" has made the penny drop! I'm certain I read it somewhere that tightening the cable advances the ignition and I've been working on that basis. However, from a search on this site, I now know that for a K2F mag, it's the other way round, although the opposite for some other types of magneto (another basic error I hear you say!). So my points 'set position' has been wrong anyway regardless of whether they moved or not when re-tightening.
Crikey, I'm definitely learning the hard way here!  *sad2*

Steve

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Re: A7SS Starting Issues
« Reply #16 on: 15.06. 2017 10:48 »
Sounds like you will be up and running very soon.

Good luck.

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Re: A7SS Starting Issues
« Reply #17 on: 28.06. 2017 08:24 »
Pleased to report that having finally got round to resetting the timing with the A/R lever in the correct position, the bike started after 2-3 kicks and seemed to be ticking over quite nicely  *smile*, albeit just slightly on the high side. I'm hoping this will be nothing more than some time carb fettling with the pilot air and throttle stop screws which I can do prior to the weekend in time for a test ride.

I'll let you know how it goes. Thanks for all your help with this.

Steve