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davesidfab
06-02-2012, 7:43 PM
i'm going to give torch a break i've been hammering him with ?, problem is i got a 71 tr6 bobber,new podtronics reg/rec,new harley style dual lead coil,new points ign, i took the bike to a good shop?and they set the timeing and points for me i took it there running, but just wanted someone more experanced to set everyting right,well i got it back runnig good idleing revs good but at high rpm was cutting out ,and seemed to be slugish building rpms under a load, went out a day later and now it starts 1st kick idles fine but as soon as i go to give it gas it completley cuts out and won't rev up, if i play with the throtal alittle i evently can get the rpms and as long as i keep the rpms up once i get past the cutting out it revs good not sure whats going on any help?

Torch
06-02-2012, 7:49 PM
are you running a battery? if not you may have a weak alternator and getting low voltage, try hooking up a battery charger or a car battery and see if it changes things.

davesidfab
06-02-2012, 7:57 PM
i'm running a new battery

Torch
06-02-2012, 8:27 PM
then it may be time to dump that coil