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Old 12-05-2010, 11:57 AM
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Default Re: 4 Stroke EZM Silentdrive Boardtrack Attempt

Originally Posted by Quenton Guenther View Post
hi weekend-fun,

Not sure, but I think removing the switch will not stop the motor from firing. The switch actually grounds part of the ignition coil to stop it from firing. I just received one of the HF motors to use as the test motor for the new 2-speed, and removed all the switches, oil sensor, and extra wires. The motor does produce spark with everything removed. When I ground the long black wire [from the coil] the plug doesn't spark.

Have fun,
Can you tell what kind of juice the engine produces? What voltage and would it be enough to run a few LED lights?
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