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No coil hi i have a dirt bike not sure the year but i dont have the coil is there any way to bypass straight to the plug?

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You cannot bypass the ignition coil straight to the plug as the coil is essential in creating the high voltage needed within the ignition system itself. If you bypass the coil the engine will not run as there will be no significant spark to the engine.

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Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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No its the coil that provides/generates the eltrical power for the spark.

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