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Old 12-05-2012, 05:17 PM   #21 (permalink)
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That wiring diagram is for the T110 and T100. I'm trying to remember, but I'm pretty sure that the 6T has the distributor/coil and not the magneto, as shown. Do you have one for the 6T specifically?
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:58 PM   #22 (permalink)
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That wiring diagram is for the T110 and T100. I'm trying to remember, but I'm pretty sure that the 6T has the distributor/coil and not the magneto, as shown. Do you have one for the 6T specifically?
This is from the factory manual that came with the bike, but the manual does cover several bikes from 1953.

Do you have the diagram for a '53 6T?

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Old 12-05-2012, 08:51 PM   #23 (permalink)
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My T140E had a problem with only firing one one cylinder intermittently this summer. I was going over everying. Compression, plugs, points, condensers, coils. They all checked out.
Then cleaned all of the connections in the ignition system. That did it.

Guess I shoulda done that first. :\
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:50 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I'm sorry, Kem, I don't. I was only going from memory and the fact that an old friend had a 6T. They must be available online, or at least from one of the specialists out there.

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This is from the factory manual that came with the bike, but the manual does cover several bikes from 1953.

Do you have the diagram for a '53 6T?

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Old 12-06-2012, 08:57 PM   #26 (permalink)
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What would really help is knowing if this bike has distributor or a magneto.
Even if it has a distributor,this is not a wiring problem.If the coil can fire one cylinder,the coil,condensor and wiring are OK.

Do the points open twice for every full rotation of the shaft?There are more things to check if you only tell us whether it has a distributor or magneto.
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What would really help is knowing if this bike has distributor or a magneto.
Even if it has a distributor,this is not a wiring problem.If the coil can fire one cylinder,the coil,condensor and wiring are OK.

Do the points open twice for every full rotation of the shaft?There are more things to check if you only tell us whether it has a distributor or magneto.

It has a magneto.

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Have you checked for good fuel flow ? Sounds like maybe there's a carb/gas problem to me.
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Have you checked for good fuel flow ? Sounds like maybe there's a carb/gas problem to me.
That's on my list for Sunday. I noticed when I tickle the carb I no longer get fuel on my finger.

I want to thank everyone for all the helpful information. I'm new to Meridan Triumphs so you, my father-in-law and the user manual are invaluable.

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