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coils for a T160 Tri-spark #775963 06/09/19 4:42 am
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Are Lucas 12v coils ok to use with a Tri-spark?

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Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: Woodsie] #775965 06/09/19 5:12 am
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Yep, although trispark say that their coils have a better performance/bigger spark. But any 12 volt coil will work ...well those that work on our bikes that is.

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Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: tridentt150v] #775985 06/09/19 3:45 pm
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Thank T150, that's what I was hoping

Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: Woodsie] #775987 06/09/19 3:53 pm
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I'm using what I assume are the original coils on my T150V with a Trispark, they work fine


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Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: Woodsie] #775991 06/09/19 5:42 pm
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A few weeks ago I converted a T160 from Boyer to Trispark.
Used Emgo 12 volt coils.
Works very very well.
HTH

Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: Woodsie] #776016 06/10/19 12:44 am
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Thanks for the input, appreciate it.

Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: Woodsie] #776152 06/11/19 8:17 pm
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I just read an old post that Lucas coils are made by wassel. I have already ordered wassel but I haven't received or opened them yet. I knew that the Lucas coils were made by somebody else but did not realize it was wassel, Has anyone reading this used wassel coils? If so, what was the outcome? I'd appreciate some opinions on wassel vs emgo coils. Reminder, this is for a T160 with a tri-spark being installed.

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Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: Woodsie] #776174 06/11/19 11:58 pm
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As I understand it Wassell have the license to use the Lucas name on motorcycle electrical equipment.
I am pretty certain that they do not manufacture coils themselves but sub contract the manufacture.
The sub contractor could very possibly be Emgo----- I know Emgo make coils for other suppliers and brand them in the other suppliers names.
HTH

Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: Woodsie] #776183 06/12/19 2:05 am
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And like all contract batch jobs it would depend on the unit contract price and profit margins as to how good they are. All coils are in essence the same, but the contract price determines what can be done and the materials used in the end product.

Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: Woodsie] #776187 06/12/19 2:21 am
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I hear what you are saying. I'm sure it's the same for all kinds of products, from food to appliances to whatever, a few manufactures/producers providing similar products sold under different names at different price points.

Re: coils for a T160 Tri-spark [Re: Woodsie] #776599 06/16/19 3:40 pm
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The coils that I received and are going to install are "Sparx".


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