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Which Electronic Ignition?

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Just acquired a Rapide and I am trying to identify the electronic ignition. The unit replacing the magneto is about the size of a small magneto and has a red LED on the end cap which lights up when the ignition is powered.

I cant see similar using the PAZON or Boyer Bransden Websites.

Any ideas? I am trying to find the instructions and wiring diag.
 

Comet Rider

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Ignition ID

Hi Cardinal,

To help we need a photo... it makes things much easier:D
Re-post with a pic, then there should be someone who can ID it for you:rolleyes:

Neil
 

clevtrev

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Just acquired a Rapide and I am trying to identify the electronic ignition. The unit replacing the magneto is about the size of a small magneto and has a red LED on the end cap which lights up when the ignition is powered.

I cant see similar using the PAZON or Boyer Bransden Websites.

Any ideas? I am trying to find the instructions and wiring diag.
Grosset ignition unit. Two cap screws holding the end cap on ? Body rotatable to allow fine tuning with the engine running.
 

Tom Gaynor

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Tranny ignition

It's a Grosset distributor. The LED is on when the coil is being fed, goes out when "the points" break. Early models came with a length of fibre-optic cable, useful for those of us who don't have an extra head mounted on a neck long enough to look at both sides of the bike at once. Still, the exercise does you good...
 

wparr2

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Re: which electronic ignition

for details of the Grosset electronic ignition see below

grosset_distr.jpg
 
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Perfect, thanks for the instructions...here is the picture. Works very well from the limited experience I have had to date.
 

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