Originally Posted by xlite
If you guys are talking about removing connectors and soldering wire directly that's ridiculous. If you mean solder wires to the stock connectors then maybe. Stock chinese connectors are fine and more than adequate if properly checked out. Out of dozens of engines only a couple required re-crimping and reshaping with needle nose. Never had one fail out of thousands of miles on the road.
I respect that you have fitted alot more of these motor kits than i eva will but the bike i got second hand those **** connectors had clearly gotten wet and turned green from the copper oxidizing.
When that motor died i did the same thing to my new 1
soldering the wires eliminates this and will not harm the cdi or the magneto and is alot cleaner finish