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Why not just rewind the stator your self? It's a very simple process. 3 things matter. Wire gauge, resistance (technically inductance), and winding direction.Remove the old wire, pay attention on how it unwinds. Measure the thickness in several spots, reference gauge and thicknesses online to get gauge of wire. Purchase new magnet wire (rated for 200c (200 Celsius) is best) of the correct gauge. Rewind stator. Scratch coating off the wire to measure resistance with a multimeter. If it's to low, keep winding, to high, remove some. Follow the books recommendation for stator resistance.The number of turns is not critical. If it was, the book would have EXACT measurements. Instead, they give you a range. Typically, a large range. Here's me winding my Tecate 3 source coil. I made a jig to hold the iron laminates and wound it using a drill. Total cost < $15. I've got 85% of the wire i purchased on the spool still. I used a non metallic based epoxy to seal it up.
Thank you for this information. I am considering doing this to a vintage moped with a very expensive bad stator coil. I have a couple suggestions, I think people are getting confused with your description of attaching the wire to the points. The points are already there, and theres already a wire coming from it, so I would just use that same wire (assuming its in good condition). I think some people are assuming your actually ADDING the points to the bike, because you a used a stock photo of a clean uninstalled points system. The other suggestion is to eliminate the battery charging information from you 'ible, this can be easily found online, but maybe include an estimate for run time with the size battery your using. and now I have a question, did your existing spark plug wire fit onto the coil you linked to on amazon? my moped has a copper plug wire that is hardwired to the ignition coil. actually, to coil might be ok, just the stator is testing bad, maybe I can use the stock coil?
the proper parts for me are like $250 and I have spare 12v batteries
Bad Stator Fix--Don't buy a new stator for your engine! Create a battery-op ignition system for less than $50
I agree with Kiteman, and some birds are territorial. They will block both nests or use one and block the other. Still, I like it!
I would much rather just use the proper parts that I can purchase for about $50 anyways
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