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Re: Installing Thorspark ignition on my BSA A10 1956 GF
« Reply #30 on: 08.09. 2015 13:29 »
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Re: Installing Thorspark ignition on my BSA A10 1956 GF
« Reply #31 on: 08.09. 2015 17:50 »
So the new BHT mag. is as well build, as the build to budget, Lucas thing. Oh Dear

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Re: Installing Thorspark ignition on my BSA A10 1956 GF
« Reply #32 on: 08.09. 2015 18:12 »
So the new BHT mag. is as well build, as the build to budget, Lucas thing. Oh Dear

The history repeat it self :

http://youtu.be/LSYD4a3RzW4

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Re: Installing Thorspark ignition on my BSA A10 1956 GF
« Reply #33 on: 08.10. 2015 08:26 »
A little update on the electronic Thorspark ignition:

The bike has been used regularly since early September, many times.
Work very fine., starts 1.st. kick and has returned a healthy bottom end torque.

The dynamo can easy feed the ignition. The bike is used with light on all the time, because of “local high way code”
Fitted new sealed GEL batteries, to ensure plenty of power.
An added benefit: The bike now has an “ignition key”, can´t be started by anyone on the road side.
Nice when running round town, shopping, driving with the dork for a walk.  ( dog is in the side car)..

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Re: Installing Thorspark ignition on my BSA A10 1956 GF
« Reply #34 on: 09.12. 2015 10:23 »
I have installed a wassel ignition in my 1950 A10..the ignition works great...runs like a  new Honda...
but endless issues with charging I have a DVR2 ..and either over charging or not at all.....trying to use it at 12v..maybe that's the problem
with a 10amphr battery...I can do about 2 hours  with dynamo disconnected
I will be getting my magneto rewound...

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Re: Installing Thorspark ignition on my BSA A10 1956 GF
« Reply #35 on: 09.12. 2015 13:58 »
I have installed a wassel ignition in my 1950 A10..the ignition works great...runs like a  new Honda...
but endless issues with charging I have a DVR2 ..and either over charging or not at all.....trying to use it at 12v..maybe that's the problem
with a 10amphr battery...I can do about 2 hours  with dynamo disconnected
I will be getting my magneto rewound...

Check the earth wire on the regulator, if it is not perfect it can cause this problem.
Do it soon because you only have a very limited time with a bad earth before it fries the thing.
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Re: Installing Thorspark ignition on my BSA A10 1956 GF
« Reply #36 on: 10.12. 2015 04:35 »
Thanks for posting the info on fitting the thorspark Viking....

This post adds to the electronic v Lucas oem debate.....I have a electronic Bth on my A10 (works great after a faff timing it) and a rewound mag on my b31....a foot in both camps  *smiley4*

http://www.a7a10.net/forum/index.php?topic=6464.30

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Re: Installing Thorspark ignition on my BSA A10 1956 GF
« Reply #37 on: 10.12. 2015 05:38 »
The BTH on my Super Rocket has never let me down; very responsive engine, starts first kick hot or cold (and a FAST rider).

I also have just built a Thorspark ignition into the magneto of a 1938 Square Four; yet to run.

Richard