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Why does the coil on my Triumph GT6 overheat?

When I take my Triumph GT6 out, the coil overheats. I have changed the coil, ballast resistor, condenser and have had the points and the timing. Is it the alternator playing up intermittently?

Asked on 23 September 2019 by Paul Kerridge

Answered by Keith Moody
We spoke to Triumph Specialist Canley Classics (, who advised checking that the correct ballast resistor coil is fitted.
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