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Post by PeteS » Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:05 pm

Thanks Phil



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Post by Roger Pennington » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:17 pm

PeteS wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:36 pm
Thanks Roger....if it has a Eureka wire where is it and do they fail?
The idea is that rather than having a plain length of wire from the ignition switch to the coil through a separate ballast resistor, the wire itself is resistive, and does the same job as the ballast. so you can't actually see it, as it's hidden in the loom. I guess it was named because when you find it, it'll be such a surprise that you'll run naked down the street shouting "Eureka!" :shock:

The electrical gurus may know otherwise, but I think they're fairly reliable? As the others have said, if it's the light and the ignition not working, that points more to the switch.


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Post by drcdb15 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:37 pm

Roger Pennington wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:17 pm
I guess it was named because when you find it, it'll be such a surprise that you'll run naked down the street shouting "Eureka!" :shock:
:lol: :lol: :lol: Actually "Eureka" in this case is a brand name, along with Ferry, Advance and Constantan. At least you didn't make a joke about being screwed... :wink:


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