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Offline Clive Halls

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Spares to carry
« on: January 31, 2020, 09:00:55 pm »
I will be taking my 550 on a trip North to Cairns and back. The bike is sound and i have every confidence but what spare are worthwhile carrying ? I have done this trip on modern bikes and don’t carry any spares only tools but maybe electrical problems could afflict an older bike. Your thoughts please.

Offline seanbarney41

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Re: Spares to carry
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2020, 09:18:25 pm »
yeah...points and CONDENSERS if you are still running those, lots of fuses, safety wire, electric wire and some tape.  That is about all I ever needed in over 100,000 miles on these
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Offline Clive Halls

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Re: Spares to carry
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2020, 11:34:04 pm »
Excellent just what i was hoping to hear. Is it worth fitting electronic ignition? If that brakes it’s un-fixable, ?points you can always fix?

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Re: Spares to carry
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2020, 02:30:59 am »
Excellent just what i was hoping to hear. Is it worth fitting electronic ignition? If that brakes it’s un-fixable, ?points you can always fix?

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