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ARD electronic ignition amplifier (black box)

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by drug100, Sep 25, 2019.

  1. drug100


    Jan 16, 2012
    Wanted ARD electronic ignition amplifier (black box) or information on manufacturer of the amplifier utilized by ARD Engeering.
  2. lcrken

    lcrken VIP MEMBER

    Mar 15, 2009
    At least some of Alan's CDI ignitions used electronics from Yamaha 2-stroke twins, but I'm not sure what he used for the Norton/Triumph/BSA boxes. He used at least two different looking black boxes for the two generations of points mounted mags. I have one of each, but there are no any identifying marks on either of them. Both look like they were potted by him, not factory items. The earlier one is a cylindrical lump of plastic, with wires for coil and mag. The later one is rectangular and mounted on a bracket that also holds the coil. Both have the same type of connecting wires coming out of the potted bit. I'm guessing the guts are the same in both, just a tidier mounting setup for the later design.


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