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Bonneville America '06 3k miles...wont start..??

Help - man in serious threat of hitting own head on garage wall... :-(
Bought bike a month ago and everythin fine.. Have fitted tachometer, pair of spots and foot boards... everythin works. Needed to take tank off to wire connections etc (all triumph wiring kits included with items - so virtually plug-ins). Cable-tied everythin neatly.. Straight fwd really unless I've missed sthg..?? But... Wont start ??
Help Please - now driving me nuts.. :-(
Loads of fuel in and a smell of petrol when turning over - but no fire.
Checked fuses and cleaned
Tried with and without choke and throttle on full and off..
Just about to remove plugs to see if theres a spark.

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  • JAIMZEE Jan 18, 2009

    Cheers - thanks...will try..Jaimzee

  • JAIMZEE Jan 18, 2009

    Cheers - thanks...will try..Jaimzee

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This is going to sound bad but some where you have lost power to the coils pull every thing back apart and the first thing i would do is look at the tach you changed no singal i bet when you are cranking the mtr over, see if the tach show rpm while cranking . if it dose not install your oem tach good luck kdc744

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