I'm trying to help my buddy figure out what the heck is going on with his new bike. We just drove out 70 miles today to pick up a '79 Bonnie 750, and I helped him ride it home. about 68 miles on the way back the bike sputters, backfires, and dies on the highway.
We got the bike towed home and after going through it discovered that it was running on an electronic ignition. I believe it is this E.I. kit:
So, i heard some rattling in the "Amplifier", and we cracked it open and it looks like a piece of it broke off. So after trying to figure out what to do now....i'm kinda lost. Does the "Amplifier" on the E.I. replace the reg/rec on a regular setup? I was looking for condensers, regulator, rectifier, but didn't find any of that.
Anyone know how this system works? Does the Amplifier unit act like the reg/rec on a points setup?
here's a pdf