Classic BSA A65 Ignition Problem Solving Article


10 Page high resolution guide to solving the myriad of BSA ignition gremlins on this bike.


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The first hiccup with these motors is not understanding the two step point gap setting routine, the second is the 6 volt cam used on the early 12 volt distributor upset dwell angle and caused misfires. Thirdly, cam drive idler gear bush wear also upsets timing as if the other two weren’t enough on their own. There was a reason tons of these bikes got recalled to the factory back in the day. Make sure your ignition is spot on with this helpful guide. The fact that the article is 10 pages long should give you a clue to how troublesome these ignitions can be. This article is super high resolution and instantly downloadable, you won’t be disappointed.

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