Let’s talk Pulse generators!


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TheRepoGuy
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Let’s talk Pulse generators!

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I have a dilemma- pretty sure the pickups, pulse generators or whatever y’all want to call them are cooked. One side read 349ohms the other was a big fat zero. So - here’s my question.

The manual calls for 300ohms plus or minus 10%, I’m pretty sure 349 is beyond that 10% range (too damn early for math but in theory should be 30) so it’s easier to just replace both of them at once.

I’ve seen folks splice the wires at the CDI box with a direct soldered connection; is that the best way to go when using new or should I just leave the plastic plug and go about my business when they’re all hooked up?
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Recently change mine just used plug,I rather keep it simple.

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Just be certain that the contacts are free of ANY corrosion.

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Since they come as a pair with a harness, there's no reason to make it difficult.



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