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Re: Nannos accumulated TR1 findings (and blatant show off)

PostAuthor: Ita » Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:51 pm

So much interesting info here. I was considering a 2 - 2 exhaust a-la Ducati but the 2 - 1 - 2 looks great...

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Re: Nannos accumulated TR1 findings (and blatant show off)

PostAuthor: nanno » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:30 am

16689

How to convert one of those generic Suzuki Samurai, Swift (Geo Metro) starter solenoids for use on a XV1000/1100.

All you need is a bit of M4 all-thread and a nut. Now if you're really fancy, you could drill and tap a hole on the other side and affix it to the block like a stock solenoid, but I never found that to be necessary in the past. Also these solenoids seem to be better made than the caltric-ones for XVs, one of which has just failed again and caused this swap.(My loss, your gain, this time I didn't forget to take pictures. :cl: )
http://viragotechforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=43227 - Nanno's accumulated findings (and blatant show-off) - infos on my TR1's, my performance and reliability mods and a bit of show-casing of the stainless steel exhausts I build

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