MARTEK CDI Electronic Ignition

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MARTEK CDI Electronic Ignition

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Are their conversion kits for Wings any good? The guy I bought my bike from has a couple for sale for $30. Waste of money?
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Only if it doesn't work :-D
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Generally they had a real good reputation
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tks guys. worth taking a chance on.
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For 30 a copy if the kits are complete I certainly would.
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Whiskerfish wrote:For 30 a copy if the kits are complete I certainly would.
He's asking $30 for both.
Here is a pic from his add. Is everything there?
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I have never installed that make but I see a rotor, a pickup, and a processing box. That should be about all that is needed.
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Tks Whiskerfish. Waiting to hear back from him.
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My GL1000 came to me with a Martek installed.
I would ask to see the Installation instructions if there are some with the kits, please.
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Sent you a PM
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Toehead wrote:Sent you a PM
replied.
1982 1100 standard.
1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
1986 Yamaha FJ1200
2019 Can-Am ryker (boss's new ride)
2002 Shadow American Classic(sold)
1983 Shadow 500. (sold)
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I dug up the instructions after wandering around in the internet for quite a while. Maybe we can put them in shoptalk, because these were really hard to find.
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1980 CX500C, All around road warrior (Sold)
1975 TS125 (Sold), old smoker
1977 naked GL1000, Highway cruiser
'81 GL1100 14,000 (reconditioned and sold)
'81 GL1100 50,000 miles (under construction)
2X 1981 CM400 beginner bike (sold)
1980 CB750C (sold)
1994 Virago 750 (Wifey's bike)
'76 GL1000 Sulphur Yellow (Megasquirted efi build) http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=59774
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Toehead wrote:I dug up the instructions after wandering around in the internet for quite a while. Maybe we can put them in shoptalk, because these were really hard to find.

martek1.jpg

martek2.jpg
anim-cheers1 thank you sir.
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1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
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Toehead wrote:I dug up the instructions after wandering around in the internet for quite a while. Maybe we can put them in shoptalk, because these were really hard to find.
Now In the reference diagram forum
http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic. ... 58#p678158
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gltriker wrote:My GL1000 came to me with a Martek installed.
I would ask to see the Installation instructions if there are some with the kits, please.
would it be possible for you to post a pic or two of how the ignition is hooked up? The guy I bought them from didn't have the instructions and the instructions Toehead posted don't look to be for this model.
1982 1100 standard.
1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
1986 Yamaha FJ1200
2019 Can-Am ryker (boss's new ride)
2002 Shadow American Classic(sold)
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