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what exactly does ignitor dol

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CDI Unit
CDI Unit  
Hello Troy,

I assume you are referring to the CDI (Capacitor Discharge Igniter).
It is the heart of the ignition system. It takes a signal from the crankshaft, "calculates" ignition advance, based on various factors such as RPM, transmission gear and throttle opening and gives a signal (pulse) to the ignition coil(s).

I hope I helped...

Best Regards,
Lazaros.  

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Lazaros Ampatzidis

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I can help you on EVERY issue involving POST-1980 Japanese Motorcycles plus KTM and Husaberg. My field of expertise includes Engine, Transmission, Fuel system (carburation & EFI),Electrics and Electronics. Maintenance, repair and tuning. Road and off-road suspension tuning. Please don't ask me about non-Japanese Motorcycle, especially American built on which I have low to zero experience.

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I'm a rider and hobbyist since childhood. 25 years motorcycle workshop mechanic.15 years motorcycle racing mechanic. In order of experience high to low:Kawasaki,Suzuki,Honda,Yamaha,KTM,Husaberg.

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Hellenic (Greek) Technical School.Internal Combustion Engines Engineer. Automotive Electronics.

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