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I am running an Alton 12V negative ground system with a Boyer ignition system in the stock magneto.

I have a belt drive with TDC and full advanced positions marked with a pointer..

I want to do a static ignition check. How to I get a test light or VOM into the circuit to see when the spark occurs?

Also, since it is static what ever reading I get will not be at full advanced. Any way to check that?

I can not start the bike or I would just put a timing light on it.

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Hi, just a thought, maybe there is more experience with this on the general forum, as your subject is not specific goldstar related…

And since there far more other brand and model british bikes with converted magneto’s and may be Alton’s… ;-)


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Alibaba: You did not say how your mag was converted to Boyer but I looked at the timing instructions for the SRM Magdyno Boyer conversion kit and see that the timing is set with the engine in the full advance position and the red dot visible through the lower window in the stator plate. That would give you a very close starting point for the initial start up and strobe final adjustment. I do not think it would be possible to do much better with the engine not actually running.

I do not have a single with the Boyer but my A65 Boyer is always very close when I start it and I then make final small adjustments using a strobe light.

I can send you the full instructions if that will help.

Gordo


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