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by Jerome588_LE043
Wed Aug 25, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Classic wiring/Minimag
Replies: 8
Views: 1034

Re: Classic wiring/Minimag

Thank you to Tony &John for explanations.
I am still under learning process wink
by Jerome588_LE043
Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Classic wiring/Minimag
Replies: 8
Views: 1034

Re: Classic wiring/Minimag

Hello Assen,

Sorry with these odd questions but I am brand new within the Norton Rotary world red face (I am the proud owner of CLASSIC LE043)
What is a Minimag ignition-unit ?
On what type of Norton rotary has it to be fitted if so ?
What is it used for ?

Thank you wink
by Jerome588_LE043
Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Norton Rotary Enthusiasts Club
Topic: Hello to the 588 community
Replies: 9
Views: 507

Re: Hello to the 588 community

Thank you very much John for your concern to my questionings. In the meantime, I checked CLASSIC vs IP2 documentations and if it appears that both machines are provided with E.I.U (thank's God smiley ), IP2 is fitted with Idling Retard Unit whereas Classic is not. I wonder why, and why it should be ...
by Jerome588_LE043
Sun Aug 22, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Norton Rotary Enthusiasts Club
Topic: Hello to the 588 community
Replies: 9
Views: 507

Re: Hello to the 588 community

John B wrote re: fuel tap, In all the 70,000 miles and 30years of ownership I VERY rarely used the "pri" Thank you indeed John; sorry not to have taken time for answering. Thank you for your advice, but I still get confused with the use of it since LE043 cold start does not work on <ON>, a...
by Jerome588_LE043
Tue Aug 17, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Norton Rotary Enthusiasts Club
Topic: Hello to the 588 community
Replies: 9
Views: 507

Re: Hello to the 588 community

Thank you John for your concern. In fact the engine has a rev idle @850 - @900. It should be OK so far. New NGK C8E spark plugs (as recommended by Mr. Negus) I may face difficulties to start the engine: When " cold " (even with very mild weather; 25°C - 28°C), I have to put choke on quite ...
by Jerome588_LE043
Tue Aug 17, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Norton Rotary Enthusiasts Club
Topic: Hello to the 588 community
Replies: 9
Views: 507

Hello to the 588 community

My name is Jérôme Sfartz, living close to Paris, France and I am glad to join this technical community. In 2014 I bought a Rotary Classic, LE 043, brand new, from a British gentleman Mr Clark. Before my acquisition, the motorcycle was overhauled under Mr Negus authority. I am coming quite late to th...