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We have a 1966 Triumph 650 that has no spark. It was running fine and it just died. We replaced the Mity Max, the coil, the plugs,points and wires and the ignition switch. We rewired the complete bike. I took off the side cover and the key had fallen out of the rotor, it was worn down so we replaced the key. We still can't get it to spark at all. Any ideas? Thanks, Kyle
 

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hey getudun ,

until this thread gets moved to the proper board http://www.triumphrat.net/classic-vintage-and-veteran/

you seem to be chasing an electrical problem by replacing parts .

OK Total edit , my only reference was an old wiring schematic , but question in edit below still applies if using an old mity max apparently . just looked them up and seems the newer ones are specific to 2 or 3 phase and have capacitors built in .

first to check is do you have voltage coming out of the alternator ? next do you have voltage coming out of the mity max ? you'll need a volt meter . they can be gotten at your local radio shack or any hardware store for @ $10 . voltage out of alternator will be AC and out of mity-max DC .

cheers , Woody

edit , another question , does your alternator have 2 , 3 or 5 wires coming out of it ? kinda curiouse because seems you could use a mity-max to convert an ET/AC bike to a dc bike w/o changing the alternator .
 

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Welcome.

Your first problem was simply the stripped rotor key.

You compounded that problem by replacing all the working stuff with other stuff, and in the swap, you goofed the wiring.

Go back to "square 1" (shop manual wiring diagram) and make sure you find what you did wrong with the wiring, and correct it.
 
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