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    Thank you for your help Murrayf!
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    Thread moved to technical help since this isn't a turbo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by murrayf View Post
    You cant replace the plug wires on a cdi bikeYou replace the coil with attached wire
    Interesting, I've never owned anything like that before. Oh well, looks like the common aftermarket are about the same price as I expect just the wires to be.
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    Ok, just for the heck of it, I installed a pre-owned igntion coil on the right side, but made no change whatsoever. However, the coil I replaced has a crack from the front to the back~ so I felt Ok at least changing it out.
    Now the decision is like Murray said, and going by the findings checking the stator out, points to it. I guess that's it for now until I can make an educated decision on what to buy.
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    73 Triumph TR6
    67 Mustang coupe
    59 Chevy apache
    03 KTM 525 supermoto
    98 DR350se
    05 DR250se

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