Thread: Yamaha XT500
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Old 03-31-2008, 04:22 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by Inane Cathode
I can almost guarantee you its the points gap or the condensor. The bike *will not* run right without the proper gap in the points, it should be between 12 and 16 thousands wide open.
Theres no real way to test a condensor, other than to look at the points, if a condensor has failed to ground or sumply stopped being an effective condensor, your points will be shooting sparks like a chinese new year.
DO you have any pictures of your TT?
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