Re: Need advice - Minarelli V1

Daniel M /
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> baird co Wrote:

> -------------------------------------------------------

> There's two marks on the flywheel that line up with a mark on the case.

> Points should start to open at the first mark, and be fully open at the

> second.

>

> Simple way to time it is to stick a small screwdriver into the plug

> hole, rotate the flywheel till it's at top dead center, and check where

> the marks are. Should be lined up with the second mark on the flywheel,

> and points should be fully opened.

>

> Check point gap, make sure they're clean, and your condenser is good.

>

> You may have spark now, but it might not be timed right, or weak. I've

> had bikes that look like a good spark with the plug out, but won't fire

> under compression. You can buy a cheap inline spark tester with a light

> from harbor freight. I use mine all the time.

>

> And like above, check the exhaust. A clogged pipe will stop it from

> running.

>

> And check your kill switch, and your brakelight. v1's have a brake light

> coil that if the brake bulb blows, it won't start.

>

> Simple way to check is unplug the black and blue wires at the engine.

> Leave the black open and ground the blue. Leave the red one hooked to

> the coil. That's all you need to start it.

Thanks for the tips on timing. I'll take a look at the case and flywheel and see if I can find the marks, hopefully they are there. I'll go ahead and test the brake light bulb and the coil as you suggested.

Should I check the size of the points gap? If so, any idea what size it should be?

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