NEWS FLASH - December 2013
We are now selling magneto bearings, insulators, oil seals and armature shims from our on-line shop.

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NEW ... Take a look at some of the equipment we use in our workshop for magneto servicing and overhauls.

 

 

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DIY Magneto Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Bearings and Bearing Insulators
Pick-up, HT Lead and Plug-cap - 1
Slip-ring
Contact-breaker Assembly
Cam
Internal HT Continuity
Main-body Earth Brushes and Bearing Insulators
Contact-breaker Re-installation and Points Setting
Low-tension Continuity
Earth Brush Continuity
Complete High-tension Continuity
Will It Spark?
Timing
Pick-up, HT Lead and Plug-cap - 2

 

Pick-up, HT Lead and Plug-cap - 2

DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS IF YOU ARE FITTED WITH A PACEMAKER, OR HAVE A HEART CONDITION, OR IF YOU REALLY HATE ELECTRIC SHOCKS.

With the engine running, place your hand over the pick-up with the same hand also touching the magneto body.

 

If the pick-up is retained by spring clip, swing it to one side while holding the pick-up in place.

 

You should not feel any tingles in your hand. If you do, then replace the pick-up.

 

With a twin, repeat with the other pick-up.

 

 Do similar tests with the HT lead(s) and the plug-cap(s).

 

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