1974 Yamaha DT360A Can you single wire?

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  1. YamahaCT3

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    Can you single wire it like the rest of the older bikes? noticed it has a pulser thing instead... Looking to buy one and rats ate wires. was thinking single wire from stator too coil?
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  2. Twin-shocker

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    No you cant single wire a CDI ignition bike. Wiring is very simple though, so should be easy to replace missing wires to CDI unit and HT coil.
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  3. YamahaCT3

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    There a way to convert to points?
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  4. YamahaCT3

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    Pulsers are expensiveeee :eek1
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    Possibly.

    The 250 was points and might be interchaingable.

    I converted my 76 DT250 to CDI by swapping the stator, rotor and CDI stuff from a 76 DT 250.

    It was a straight swap so it should go the other way.
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  6. YamahaCT3

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    Reason i ask is i'm very good at points lol cdi not so much. I'm hoping all mine will work. bike has rebuilt topend and extra jug. comes with 3 carbs!! says rats ate the wiring. had the guy in my phone for about a year now and its just been sitting. wants $270 and its pretty clunky no light or anything :rofl . i really want a bigger vintage bike to take to the track and ramp. took my ct but i would be more comfy on a dt250 (nice power)but i know of this 360 so why not right? My ct3 did however smoke my brothers 2004 ktm125 lol
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  7. stainlesscycle

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    something is wrong with your brothers ktm 125. 04 125 should make twice the hp of a ct3.. rewiring a cdi is pretty easy - a few wires to cdi, 2 wires to coil, 1 wire to kill switch.
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  8. Twin-shocker

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    You can convert to points pretty easily. But you will need a stator, flywheel and HT coil, so I would guess it might be a very good idea to rewire the CDI system, and see if it works before thinking of changing to points?
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  9. YamahaCT3

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    Lol yes there is it's got 100 psi in the topend hahahahaha. I'v rode alot longer then him though and i think that made a difference. Also i will most definitely rewire it and find out before swap over. Also i beat my brother on my ct in drag racing! i hit about 75 i think! i have road gears on it right now so its long geared (custom setup) either way i still land the biggest tabletop they had!
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  10. YamahaCT3

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    And hold on a minute who needs a kill switch?
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