Re: Drill test voltage?

Rocco Taco /
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> Jimmy John Wrote:

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> Got the engine mounted and pedaled the bike. Made sure to hook a

> multimeter up to the wire that feeds the ignition pack, and with great

> delight can report that the meter was reading 6v.

>

> Lesson learned is that rpms are correlated to voltage output. My drill

> could only spin the flywheel fast enough to generate 1v. When pedaling

> the bike, the flywheel spins fast enough to produce 6v.

>

> I’m confident I’ll have a big fat blue spark when I hook up my ignition

> pack and new plug!

Yea the same thing happens with the Treats CDI and it’s an absolute bitch to find where it’s firing with a drill and a timing light. I can get it to barley spark with the drill wide-open and because the timing advances with Rpm the timing is retarted when using a drill.

When you think something is broken but it’s actually just being tested wrong.

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