Author Topic: Ignition for one-off v-twin  (Read 2361 times)

Geoff Stray

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Ignition for one-off v-twin
« on: October 09, 2019, 01:49:53 PM »
Can anybody recommend an electronic ignition system where the pickups can be moved individually, enabling accurate timing to be set up for each cylinder? The project is a V-twin Panther, as shown in my new profile pic... the top ends are from a Panther M120 (2 x 650cc, so 1300 altogether) and the cylinders are spaced apart by 64 degrees.

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Re: Ignition for one-off v-twin
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2019, 02:08:25 PM »
Geoff, contact Arthur Lewthwaite via the messaging system on here, he has a friend who makes this sort of thing......

vince gunning (vinny g)

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Re: Ignition for one-off v-twin
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2019, 06:35:49 PM »
A Dyna system would do that. Basically a points replacement, and battery fired, but simple and reliable.
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Re: Ignition for one-off v-twin
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2019, 09:33:50 PM »
Ignitech ignition will allow you to fit separate pick ups for each cylinder and then you can change the timing of the individual cylinders either physically or in the software. Probably have to make your own stator to mount the pick ups and a hub to hold the rotor. Send me a PM if you want help finding what you need.
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Re: Ignition for one-off v-twin
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2019, 12:32:24 AM »
Yep as above a dyna 2000 would be a simple route, use a 4cyl one (with single output coils instead of twin), has 2 adjustable pickups and the rotor just has a magnet, would just need a back plate making to put the pickups at the required angle.
Could even use a dyna s straight to coils, though these usually use the std centrifugal advance unit, but wouldn't take much to adapt one

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Re: Ignition for one-off v-twin
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2019, 09:30:59 PM »
steve give me a phone01795554933 not this saturday as at kings college hospital in london for an appointment.arthur

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Re: Ignition for one-off v-twin
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2019, 05:15:57 PM »
Thanks very much foe your help, everyone.