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Old 03-27-2014, 03:06 PM
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Default Re: Light powered by engine

There is a lot to read regarding the infamous 'white wire'.
CTripps is correct. Either cap it off or remove it from the magneto coil. It will give you 6 to 9 volts and only about 2.5 watts. That isn't enough to power a light bright enough for night riding.
Here's some reading for you on the subject >

Age and Treachery Will Always Triumph
Over Youth and Skill & "Charlie Don't Ride"
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