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Post  shirleyroy on Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:35 pm

hi can anyone tell me where i can get a generating coil from, for my amc 200 17t engine please. I have spoken to bantam john but he would not speak to me, funny man      thanks  ROY

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Post  kerabo on Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:49 pm

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Re: falcom 87 generator

Post  FB vincent on Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:59 pm

Falcon 87 is fitted with a Wipac alternator. The engine is 20T, not 17T (which has Lucas electrics). Sandy

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Post  Bigjim on Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:54 pm

If it's the Falcon 87, that is being discussed, then the 200cc (20T) was upplied with a Wipac generator, so says my Wipac manual.  AMC used Wipa ecltrics on ALL their smaller bikes, from the G2 matchless & Nortons Jubilees, to the 150 Fanny Bs & the James looky likes.
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Post  kerabo on Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:51 am

Sandy is correct. I looked in the parts book. I was supprised to find out

175 Lucas
197 Wipac
250 Wipac

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Post  piston 197 on Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:04 am

Yes the 175.17T engine used in both the James cavalier and the FB 79 Light Cruiser used a Lucas Generator, it also used the awful PRS8 combined ignition and lighting switch made by Lucas, all of the other AMC engine bikes which used the 200 and 250cc engine used Wipac.
The 17T and the 20T share the same components with the exception of cylinder, crank, carburettor and piston ( up to engine 3032 only afterwards they share the same piston), so therefore it must be a straight swap to replace the stator and rotor on the 20T and 25T with a later, higher output encapsulated Lucas unit, providing a rotor with the right diameter hole in the centre is used ???
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Post  dodgeyroger on Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:32 am

I have 2 x 25T engines I could rob one off if they are the same ? I think they are .

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Post  kerabo on Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:42 pm

shirleyroy wrote:hi can anyone tell me where i can get a generating coil from, for my amc 200 17t engine please. I have spoken to bantam john but he would not speak to me, funny man      thanks  ROY

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Are you looking for a generator for a 175 or a 200cc?  You mention a Falcon 87

What's the engine number ?

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Post  piston 197 on Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:40 pm

Original post is for a Falcom ( spelling mistake) 87 so presumably it is for a 20T engine and these are the same as 25T and are Wipac

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