Replace Ignition Coils on Any Seventies Honda Four

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When it comes to motorcycle repair, most of us prefer to stay away from electrical problems — and for good reason. Without the benefit of proper diagnostic tools and experience, tracing electrical shorts and other electrical equipment problems can be difficult.

But that shouldn’t stop you from at least trying to suss out some electrical problems, because every now and then you get off easy, like we did recently with a friend’s 1972 Honda CB750. The owner had been trying, without success, to track down the source of an intermittent running problem — typically the worst kind of problem to track because, well, it’s intermittent. In this case the bike would mostly run perfectly, but then it would misfire, acting like it had one or maybe two cylinders cutting out.

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