What is this part, and Electronic Ign.


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handyandy62
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What is this part, and Electronic Ign.

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I have a 1977 GL1000. On the right side of 'false' tank there is a (regulator or relay) of some kind right behind the coolant recovery tank. What is it? Also, can someone give me a link for electronic ignition for this model?


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Pretty sure you are speaking of either the seven volt regulator that powers the instrumentation or the diodes that work the neutral switch and reserve lighting unit. Dynatek makes a very good electronic ignition.

http://www.dynaonline.com/skins/product ... es/dyna_s/
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Fred Camper is correct, Dynatek makes a great electronic ignition for the GL1000. Easy to install and very reliable.
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Z1 Enterprises seems to be a common source for Dynatek. I know there are others but cannot speak to those.
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Fred Camper wrote:Pretty sure you are speaking of either the seven volt regulator that powers the instrumentation or the diodes that work the neutral switch and reserve lighting unit. Dynatek makes a very good electronic ignition.

http://www.dynaonline.com/skins/product ... es/dyna_s/
neither of those things are on the right hand side near the coolant tank. post a picture, so it might be identified please.
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Has to be an add-on of some type. Nothing on the right side but the coolant tank and kick starter. Z1 Enterprises is the least expensive for EI out there.
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Re: What is this part, and Electronic Ign.

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All the factory regulators, diodes etc. are on the left side, easily accessible under the flip-open cover. I think we'd need a picture of the item you're talking about in order to identify it.


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