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I have a 1972 honda cb350tow cyl. it has no ignition switch or rectifire iwant to restore the bike but i need to know if i can start this bike with out these parts to see if it will run

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The engine can be started so long as you run a hot wire to the coils, have a good battery and the kill switch is off. Bear in mind that; the points must make and break contact properly, the condenser is good, The CV carbs are operational, the spark plugs are serviceable, good gas is filling the carbs, the piston and valves are not frozen, the rings and valves are sealing well enough to provide at least 120psi compression, and the coils are good > you are getting spark. I see this type of "garage find" motorcycle frequently. For the most part, the bike is not wort fixing. Getting parts is spotty at best and the time and cost of parts adds up to more than the bike is worth. If you elect to do repairs, the site below has some parts on hand. Please rate my answer. Thanks! www.babbittsonline.com

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