Re: Drill test voltage?

Nick Haber /
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> Jimmy John Wrote:

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> Trying to “find my spark” on a Vespa Bravo. I’ve pulled the lighting

> coil / just have the ignition coil in place right now (it’s internally

> grounded/ does not go to a brake light circuit) . I’ve measured

> resistance/ohms on the ignition coil and it sits right around 1ohm.

>

> When spinning the flywheel/crank with a drill, I measure right about 1v.

> Could the magneto / coil be throwing low voltage because of low RPMs by

> the drill? If I put the motor back in and pedal, will I be able to read

> higher voltage 6v?

That doesn't make much sense, how much faster would you really spin the motor by pedalling it as opposed to using the drill? Try to clean the points first and foremost before you dive into more advanced stuff. The 1 ohm resistance is about right though.

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