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Old 01-22-2017, 08:38 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I believe the cb350 uses the almost the same. But like a said before the battery weighs next to nothing and the stator weighs more and creates more drag on the motor then a battery would. I was thinking if i went with a lifepo4 battery set up (with overdraw protection ofcourse) and went with a complete 12v led upgrade including the headlight that i could get over a hour ride at least with a 10-15 amp set up

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Old 01-23-2017, 01:43 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Apart from the fact that I would personally not feel so confident in a vehicle without its own generator, be it a stator or an alternator, you must also remember that the ignition in those older motorcycles is also controlled by the stator, then it wouldn't be so easy to get rid of. So, what would you do to set the ignition without a stator?
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I believe the cb350 uses the almost the same. But like a said before the battery weighs next to nothing and the stator weighs more and creates more drag on the motor then a battery would. I was thinking if i went with a lifepo4 battery set up (with overdraw protection ofcourse) and went with a complete 12v led upgrade including the headlight that i could get over a hour ride at least with a 10-15 amp set up
Sounds like a pain in the ass to have to charge that battery up for each trip you make. How much money will you save with this modification? Does this saving justify the reduced reliability?
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I'd look into getting the highest compression piston you can find(usually a 13.5!) and when you get it polish the top to a mirror shine, and when you pull the head off of the engine polish the head and exhaust to a mirror shine also!! (I'm at a toss up on the intake side for the need of fuel atomization!??) the mirror finish blocks carbon build up on the inside of the cylinder allowing you to run lower octane fuel with the higher compression!!
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Where could i get those types of pistons? Also if it was cdi yes the stator controls the ignition timing. Points on the other hand dont(its got points)
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Don't know where ones for yours would be, I've been looking for my motorcycle but could only find 13's for it and wondering if I could make up the difference with other mods!?!
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Maybe the easier availability of CDI setups would be a good excuse to get rid of the points system.
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I could do a cdi swap and switch the carb to fuel injected. If i pick up another one i will most likely doing that. As for this one the points will be staying and the stator (until it goes possibly). Ive never really had any bad times with points so i dont mind them. I am sure cdi is a little more efficent but not enough for the expence.

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