BMW Airhead Ignition Upgrade by Euro MotoElectrics

Reader Contribution by Motorcycle Classics Staff
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BMW airhead ignition upgrade

The stock ignition on BMW’s venerable /5 and up airheads is generally very reliable. But with time — and mileage — hard parts like the mechanical advance unit wear out. Colorado-based Euro MotoElectrics has replacement digital ignition systems that dispense with the stock points and mechanical advance. Using an optical trigger, their electronic ignition provides full spark even with battery voltage as low as 7.5 volts for rock solid timing. $379. MC

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