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Points ignition maxed out

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Jthomas, Sep 19, 2019.

  1. Jim

    Jim Beyond the edge, is the unknown. Here be Dragons XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    Sorry, just re-read this. If it won't static time and advancer is in full retard, spring's not the problem. My bad.
     
  2. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    That *is* the MikesXS aftermarket advancer unit, which has a history.

    You could mark/grind a line directly above the advancer's stop pin,
    AdvMarks.jpg

    With the right cylinder at TDC compression, that scribe line should be pointing straight up.

    The aftermarket slotted disc is a fairly rough casting, compared to the OEM machined disc.
    XS650AdvanceDiscs01.jpg

    Want to see if the disc's indexing slot is straight between the big notches.
    If it was flipped over, backside to front, and timing tested, any timing change would indicate that its slot is off-center. It may even correct your timing...
     
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  3. Jthomas

    Jthomas XS650 Enthusiast

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    I will check this when I get a chance to go back over to his place.
     
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  4. Jthomas

    Jthomas XS650 Enthusiast

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    Sorry to say, but I didn’t resolve the issue.
    He just put a pamco plate in it.
    Timed it. Bike runs better than it ever has.

    Really wanted to resolve this one, but he made the judgment call and ordered the plate before I got a chance to check it out again.
     
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  5. XSLeo

    XSLeo XS650 Guru Top Contributor

    Getting it figured out would have been nice. With the Pamco he'll be happy. I have three of them.
    One to replace the points on a 75, the others to replace TCI's.
    Leo
     
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