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How do i figure out if this has points? no cover o pull and check. all solid housing
1985 HD Iron head 1000cc
 

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If the "points cover" is still held on by rivets, it's likely that the stock electronic ignition is still under there. If it is attached by screws, open it up and take a look.
 

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If the "points cover" is still held on by rivets, it's likely that the stock electronic ignition is still under there. If it is attached by screws, open it up and take a look.
those are rivets not torx screws, so does this mean that there are points?
 

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The bike came stock with an electronic ignition. If the cover is still riveted on, that probably means no one has messed with it, so no points.
 

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The bike came stock with an electronic ignition. If the cover is still riveted on, that probably means no one has messed with it, so no points.
awesome thank you!!!!
 

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Also, look under the triangular cover that's rearward of the battery. The electronic ignition "black box" is under it. Most people remove it if they convert over to points. Same with the V.O.E.S. above the intake manifold - not needed with points.
 

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yea i dont want point, ordering a new coil and coild depend on point or elec. ignition
 
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