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Old 09-16-2013, 03:17 PM   #21
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can someone explain that brake light circuit? I am somewhat familiar with electronic circuits and stuff but im having a hard time understanding how this one works, look that two leads hooked up to the same contact point, and the brake lever look to have some wire wrapped around the back portion where it lifts off the stopping point, like a spring?
it appears there is a metal piece ontop the switch (stopping it from completing its circuit)

when he presses the brake lever, the metal piece that stops the electrical circuit from completing" is removed (allowing the circuit to complete) and the light to illuminate, if im not mistaken.
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Old 09-16-2013, 03:25 PM   #22
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yep, bare bones simple legal...nice.
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This is the perfect pit bike. Enjoy and congrats...
Thanks. A little different, but I like oddball stuff.

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can someone explain that brake light circuit? I am somewhat familiar with electronic circuits and stuff but im having a hard time understanding how this one works, look that two leads hooked up to the same contact point, and the brake lever look to have some wire wrapped around the back portion where it lifts off the stopping point, like a spring?
90degree summed it up as I understand it (see below). Another interesting note; the bike will not run without a functioning taillight in place, it's part of the circuit.

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Wow!
Very cool.
Looks to be in good condition.
Was this Italy's answer to the Honda CT's of the time?
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Craigslist. From a mechanic at Deathtrap Motorcycles...Brid C.

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it appears there is a metal piece on top the switch (stopping it from completing its circuit)

when he presses the brake lever, the metal piece that stops the electrical circuit from completing" is removed (allowing the circuit to complete) and the light to illuminate, if im not mistaken.
As I understand it, you are correct. Although I couldn't have explained it that well. Mongo not real bright (pun intended).
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Old 09-16-2013, 06:22 PM   #23
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Bought a Benelli Dynamo II 197(?). Little 65cc two stroke, 4 speed (GP shift).
when are we converting it to jockey shift?

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when are we converting it to jockey shift?

(I'll bring the beer...)
After the margaritas Saturday night and trying to ride it with GP shift, I was thinking "Jocky Shift"...good we are on the same page.

May need to be drinking scotch though.
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I thought "finally another Benelli in Houston". Then I saw you had a classic. Nice Nelli anyways
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:14 PM   #27
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I thought "finally another Benelli in Houston". Then I saw you had a classic. Nice Nelli anyways
Sorry to disappoint you.

How is it getting parts and service items for your Benelli?

I found this and am curious as the price seems fair...but I don't have any reference point, yet. Just curious, but you never know...

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Amazing bike! 2008 Benelli with 9500 miles. A true Italian exotic triple cylinder. Sounds amazing and rides great. Asking $5500 OBO. Tel:850-384-2810 Aaron
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doesn't that little thing need about another 650cc for you?
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doesn't that little thing need about another 650cc for you?
I can hear you...I'm RIGHT HERE!

Yes, probably.
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