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HOW TO REWIND A STATOR THAT WILL LAST FOR AT LEAST

What's the best way of rewinding a stator for XL 125S so that it will last longer and how to do it..this is my second time to have my stator rewinded.. thanks.. a mechanic once suggested that he will instead use a stator and a "magneto" intended for Honda XR 200 in my XL125, is there a possibiity that this would really work? please help me... thanks in advance..

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If you are rewinding multiple stators I would expect some other source of the problem like a short somewhere. An XR 200 stator may work as the motors are similar. I would trust a used Honda stator more than any rewound one, usually they are completely trouble free and will last longer than the rest of the motor

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Hi, my honda xlr 125r cut out mid ride, original battery so put in new one but won't start, got lights so it's in right

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