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Old 02-21-2013, 09:25 PM   #12
supershaft
because I can
 
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: San Francisco Bay area
Oddometer: 8,006
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Originally Posted by DaveBall View Post
I feel the same as Supershaft. I like to ride, not futz with stuff so I can take a short ride and futz some more. Therefore, I will keep my OEM electronic ignition until it fails. Actually, have yet to have one fail on any of my bikes. I guess as I get closer to the 300,000 plus miles, I may be looking at a replacement.

Sure, electronic is more expensive than points at the stealership, but if you add up all the points needed to last 300,000+ miles, I think the costs actually are in favour of the electronic. And a whole lot less time spent futzing.
And your bike is running better most of the time. Brand new points only work like brand new when they are brand new.
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