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Offline JHG1958

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Locating the coil
« on: 06.01. 2021 14:40 »
I am fitting a Lucas electronic ignition system to my 1961 A10. Has anyone else done this and where is the best place for the coil. I assume under the seat behind the battery.

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Re: Locating the coil
« Reply #1 on: 06.01. 2021 20:13 »
G'day John.
I'm definitely not a stickler for originality LOL. I like to keep that in a cool spot with the box just above it (along with the DVRII).
I have seen them mounted under the "ski slope".
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Offline KeithJ

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Re: Locating the coil
« Reply #2 on: 08.02. 2021 12:09 »
Have just fitted a Thorspark and located the twin output coil under the battery tray.  Needed two brackets but is out of the way of heat, oil and weather.  ATB
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Re: Locating the coil
« Reply #3 on: 08.02. 2021 15:33 »
Both coils on my project (well, apart from an electric starter, it's finished now so not strictly a 'project') are on top of the mudguard, under the seat & behind the battery. Frame is swingarm A10, but seat is non-original. Whether this gives more clearance or not I'm not sure.
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Re: Locating the coil
« Reply #4 on: 08.02. 2021 17:49 »
I had a big battery fitted for the electric start consquently, not enough room to fit between the rear mudguard and under the seat.  ATB
'59 A10RR + Second engine