Tim, if you catch this message somehow, I have a question about
aftermarket ignition systems for the Yamaha SR500. IIRC you used to
have one of those bikes and I'm guessing you might have modded the
A friend of mine has owned a 1978 SR500 almost since it was new and
is hoping to make it a bit easier to start. At our age, I figure we
should use any advantage we can get.
What is the best aftermarket ignition solution? Apparently there are
some that retain the points and the mechanical advance, but let a
solid-state circuit deliver the current to the coil primary. He would
like to avoid making any irreversible mods.
He does happen to have a spare stator which failed (not sure if it
was the charging or ignition winding) which might be a starting point
for a rewind.
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