Condensor

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Condensor

Postby Ethjon » Mon May 22, 2017 12:57 pm

Hi

I have just purchased a new condenser which has 2 wires the old one only had 1, where does the other wire go ?

New to old bikes so apologies for sounding dim !

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Re: Condensor

Postby Mick D » Mon May 22, 2017 3:07 pm

Hi

The 'extra' wire goes to ground.

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Re: Condensor

Postby Ethjon » Mon May 22, 2017 5:01 pm

Thanks for helping me out

Regards
Dean

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Re: Condensor

Postby Steve S » Tue May 23, 2017 9:18 am

Yes I bought one from the spares scheme with two wires so I just snipped off the earth one as it is not needed as the bracket earths it in any case. It transformed my poor running immediately on my Model 8. Steve S.

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Re: Condensor

Postby Ethjon » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:49 pm

Steve S wrote:Yes I bought one from the spares scheme with two wires so I just snipped off the earth one as it is not needed as the bracket earths it in any case. It transformed my poor running immediately on my Model 8. Steve S.




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Re: Condensor

Postby Ethjon » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:51 pm

Thanks Steve, that's what I did and it ran a treat. Dean


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