Mallory Automatic Advance Distributor

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Mallory Automatic Advance Distributor


Post by jank1331 » Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:01 am

I had a new Mallory auto advance distributor installed and it will not fire. The “mechanic” I had install it cannot figure it out and says that it won’t start but when every thing is turned off, it will back fire. He thinks its a module issue or the fact that its an auto advance instead of a manual. I’m not sure how any of this is happening but I’m picking up my bike from this guy in worse shape than when I brought it in! Anyway, does anyone have any suggestions on initial settings or ever have a problem like this? Thanks for any input.


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Re: Mallory Automatic Advance Distributor


Post by RussW » Wed Apr 06, 2011 1:53 am

I installed the Mallory Unilite #556 years ago, pretty straight-forward job. Here are the instruction sheets for the install, just use either the #A556 or the fancier #A557 w/ rev limiter. ... eets2.aspx" onclick=";return false;

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