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Old 08-14-2012, 05:35 PM   #1
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Spark without a battery

I am wondering if I need to have a battery, to the check spark, on 79 RD400, I will get a battery soon but I just want to check things
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:14 PM   #2
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from memory on the rd's - gots to have a battery to collapse the coil. once started, the battery can go away.
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:32 AM   #3
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You gotta have a battery with about 10 or more volts to get spark.
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Old 08-16-2012, 09:34 AM   #4
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Thank you, I'll get one next week
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