slednutz tech lounge
 

Go Back   SledNutZ > On the Snow... > Polaris > Polaris General Discussion
Ibreakstuff Says: Time to start the snow dance!
Register FAQSled Chat Members List Casino Media Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Statistics

SledNutZ Quick Info
Friends of SledNutZ: JohnDee
GreenHulk.net PWC forums
Great Lakes Jeep Thing
Team Belly Pan Sled Forums
PEPPERMILL RENTALS IN THE YOOP! There's no where better to stay in the Rockland/Mass area!
Web hosting by Floogy

98 XC 700 Ducati charging cdi conversion

Polaris General Discussion

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-05-2015
67coronet
67Hemi
67coronet's Info
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 3
Default 98 XC 700 Ducati charging cdi conversion

Hello I am in the process of converting my 98 XC700 to the newer 2002 XC700 ignition/charging. My question is do I have to convert to the 02 carb rack with the tps or is their a way to bypass the tps? My oem carbs are dialed in perfect and I really don't want to convert them. Can I just.unplug it or can I jump it so the ignition/ timing works like it should? Any help or suggestions would be great
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-05-2015
Gotmud's Avatar
Gotmud
Poo Slinger
Gotmud's Info
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Bloomingdale, Mi.
Posts: 9,425
Default

Unfortunately I really don't know how to help you. Interesting conversion, I'd never heard of it being done. Pardon my ignorance but what is the benefit? Wouldn't really throw a stronger spark so I assume the cdi box has different timing curve?

Back to the original question..... If you are converting your entire system then it will need to recognize the TPS settings(I hate tps), if not you will have issues. I again am unsure if you can 'fool' the cdi box into thinking tps is set at a certain perameter. So while I may have spewed a bunch of crap, I didn't really help at all lol. Sorry, hopefully someone can chime in with more knowledge with TPS.
__________________
Rich
"Do not go where the path may LEAD, go instead where there is no path and leave a TRAIL"

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rubi View Post
Nobody on this site likes Ski Doo except Dirty Harry, and he's better at making babies than buying or fixing sleds, so you don't want to listen to him.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-05-2015
67coronet
67Hemi
67coronet's Info
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 3
Default

Cannot buy the Ducati cdi/coil new anymore and the stators have issues as well. I have so much money tied up in the sled that I thought it would be easier to convert it to the newer more redily available parts. Just got burnt on Craigslist on a used ducati cdi and that was the last straw lol
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-09-2015
Powersledder's Avatar
Powersledder
Poser
Powersledder's Info
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Stuck in WI
Posts: 7,206
Default

If you've got the Keihin carbs on right now, even with them dialed in, you'd be much happier with a set of TM40's. Upgrade to a set of Mikunis with TPS.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2007 Slednutz.com