Aftermarket Ignition or not?


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Aftermarket Ignition or not?

Postby smshnick » Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:09 pm



Hi, I'm a new GL1000 owner and am going through the bike fixing this and that to get it up to par and thought about installing a Dynatek S ignition. I hear good things about what they do for fuel economy and idle so I removed the ignition cover to take a look and it appears there may already be an electric ignition. Can anyone tell from the attached picture if that's what I've got or not? Thanks,

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Re: Aftermarket Ignition or not?

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:22 pm

Yup, you sure do! I'm not sure what manufacturer that is, but it's definitely electronic ignition pickups.

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Re: Aftermarket Ignition or not?

Postby smshnick » Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:10 pm

Thanks, I was afraid so. I'm having gas mileage / rough idle problems and thought a Dynatek would help..but if I've already got an electronic ignition, I guess a carburetor rebuild is the next logical step.


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