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by ken-drink
Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: ignition coils
Replies: 9
Views: 1986

ignition coils

bought a pair of new 12v coils, suposed to be real lucas stuff, but i now discover they are made by wassell and they are crap, took bike out for a short test run did about 10 miles to my mates house and it became a 125 single for the ride home, no spark from one coil done less than 50 miles since i ...
by ken-drink
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: new toy!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2810

Re: new toy!!!

no luck the old records have been destroyed, as have most of the old county records, there are a couple that still have them, but for this one they have been destroyed years ago. so there is nothing to tie the frame no to the registration no so the DVLA won't issue a new log book with the old no, so...
by ken-drink
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: new toy!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2810

Re: new toy!!!

got the bike running again after major electrical problems, now 12v , bought a new ignition switch and the socket it plugs into, great fun as the colour of the wiring did not match the old one and that was soldered directly to the switch, so had to put my meter on it to work out what the conections ...
by ken-drink
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: best remedy-lighting
Replies: 35
Views: 6311

Re: best remedy-lighting

try this http://www.dynamoregulatorconversions.com/resources/FullSizeRender.jpg and this is where i bought it from http://www.dynamoregulatorconversions.com/led-headlamp-bulbs-shop.php amazing light and work well on my leader thats now fitted with a cibie light unit instead of the knackered lucas un...
by ken-drink
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: leader condenser failures
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Re: leader condenser failures

the drangfly system has 2 magnets , i could not get mine to work, sent it back and they tested it and said it was ok, still could not get it to work, so gone back to points and the bike now starts again.

ken
by ken-drink
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: best remedy-lighting
Replies: 35
Views: 6311

Re: best remedy-lighting

re LED lights, it depends on what you buy, there are some very cheap and nasy ones about which don't focus well, best thing to do is go to 12v and fit a cibie Z beam headlight which takes an H4 fitting then you can get a really good LED that does focus properly and gives a good light pattern that do...
by ken-drink
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: indicators
Replies: 0
Views: 520

indicators

looking to put some self cancling indicators on my leader, it is now 12v and this unit looks promising, http://www.signaldynamics.com/self-canceling-turn-signal-module/ needs a couple of horn type push buttons and a couple of relays to make it work on the bike, but it gets rid of the indicator switc...
by ken-drink
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: leader condenser failures
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Re: leader condenser failures

great thats all we need wassell making more stuff, not a great fan of wassel stuff, had to many failures over the years. need to find another source of bits, , going to use cibie for the headlight and LED lights at 12v and going to use other components like bosh stuff, the condenser does not have to...
by ken-drink
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Back on the road again
Replies: 11
Views: 3284

Re: Back on the road again

thats the plan, belt primary drive, got one on my BSA A7ss . seems i have a broken ign switch as well, sometimes it works and then not, got a few problems with the wiring so going to start again as with the 12v conversion it does not need to switch coils. it makes for a much simpler wiring loom. clu...
by ken-drink
Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Back on the road again
Replies: 11
Views: 3284

Re: Back on the road again

road home ok, got to do something about the brakes, now got a honda front whheel with tls brake, need to make a new spindle for it, converted to 12v had a lot of problems with a misfire and found the points covered in oil, seems to have come past the seal, going to use the draganfly unit to get rid ...

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