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Hot Coil

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Post by Mickey Yak » Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:04 pm

Gents
Can someone enlighten me to what is the Panheads choice of coils for higher out put and a quicker start?
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Re: Hot Coil

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Post by awander » Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:11 pm

The stock square coil is hot enough for my use.

Are you having problems?

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Re: Hot Coil

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Post by steinauge » Wed Apr 29, 2009 7:58 pm

If you are running a 6 volt system I would try to find an OEM NOS coil,those things lasted FOREVER! If 12 volt I have had mixed luck with the various jap\korean\chinese coils that LOOK like a stocker,some work for a long time some dont.If an original appearance isnt critical and it is for a point system I have had really good results from the 5 ohm Dyna .

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Re: Hot Coil

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Post by Mickey Yak » Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:49 pm

Gents
My 50 FL is 12 Volt. Having an Andrew a grind cam made me work to find a point’s gap that worked well. Thanks to a post I found that at 12 thousands the mill runs best. Last week I had some backfiring and stall on startup. Looking at the fuel filter it looked like a little water in it so I drained the carb. After a few passes with the points file it seems to clear up. Cant say it was water in the gas or ignition. Have any of you experienced a bad ground to the points? Changing over to a pointless system seems like a good idea. QuickStart 2000 Electronic Ignition has my interest. There is the question of automatic advance. The whole pointless changeover is a bit confusing. What have you folks in Pan Heaven have to say??
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Re: Hot Coil

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Post by ozwick86 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:53 pm

Quickstart 2000,

Easy to install and guaranteed forever. I also use the Dynatek Dyna-Mite Coil 3.0 ohm (MFG #DC6-1). Higher than 4.7 will burn out the Quickstart over time.

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Re: Hot Coil

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Post by Bosheff » Sun Jul 26, 2009 3:02 am

What's wrong with the stock H-D -65 12v coil. Been usin' these for 30 + yrs with no complaints. It would seem to me if you have to use some sort of hotter aftermarket coil for an otherwise stock application, you may have a problem somewhere else in the ignition system.

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