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Ignition systems
« on: June 02, 2017, 01:43:41 PM »
Hi, are any ignition systems available for the V1000 1982
Thanks Regards chris


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Re: Ignition systems
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2017, 01:28:30 PM »
Hi Chris;

I have a complete original ignition system for a V1000 that is spare, but it would take a little work to retrofit to a bike with the Gill system fitted and would negate fitting that system completely.  If you contact me through the details given in the Sock, we can chat about it. (Webmaster / Sock Editor).

The original system is a Lucas/Rita ignitor box, 6V Lucas coils and an inductive pickup that fits in a housing having the LHS bearing for the rear exhaust cam too.  I have the housing and the coils/Rita mounting plate too.

1975 Triumph Trident 750 (New Project)
1980 Yamaha XS1100 (Midnight Special)
1981 Yamaha XS1100 Sport (Trike Project)
1981 Yamaha XS1100 Sport (Reg'd 1985)
1982 Hesketh V1000 (Pre-Production Engine)