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  • Sale!

    *Out of Stock - Restock Expected 1/8/2021 - You can pre-order, expected to ship approx 1/8/21

    Vape CDI Ignition and Charging System for the Yamaha RD250/350/400,R5, and DS7

    (note: Vape was formerly Powerdynamo/MZB)

    • Replaces the stock generator, points, condenser, coils and regulator found on the RD, R5 and DS7.
    • This system includes a lightweight cnc machined one piece external magnetic rotor and powerful stator, CDI ignition and HT coil pack, regulator, plug wires and caps, misc hardware and installation instructions. (note: all new systems purchased include the updated rotor)
    • This is the same type of ignition you would find on any modern motorcycle and gives you a high voltage spark and strong electrical output for lighting and charging. This is a maintenance free system, you will never need to check your timing or replace / adjust any parts as you would with contact points and condensers.
    • In addition to the written installation instructions and wiring diagrams included with the system, technical support is available from Economy Cycle and Powerdynamo via phone, email, and website support.
    • 24 Month Manufacturer’s Warranty.
    • 35,000 Volt HT Ignition Coils
    • Electrical output at 150W/12V allows you to run high wattage lights, halogen bulbs, and any accessories you like. Your horn, signals and headlight will be strong and bright even at idle.
    • No changes, modifications or machining needed to install this system
    • This system does not require a keyway / woodruff key and allows you to run the static timing of your choice. (typically RD’s and similar bikes run in the range of  1.8-2.2 BTDC).
    • The system is capable of running without a battery.
    • Very stable ignition with high energy spark for better starting and fuel efficiency
    • Increases engine performance and lowers emissions
    • Wasted spark system ensures easy starting
    • This system is manufactured to exacting standards and all components and machining are top notch and of the highest quality. Just what you would expect from a German company.
    • Manufactured by Vape, imported from Europe by Economy Cycle – an authorized US distributor.
    • You will need a basic understanding of motorcycle electrical systems and basic mechanical knowledge to install the system, or you can have your own mechanic or local bike shop perform the installation. Economy Cycle can also install this system on your bike or motor.
    • The system typically takes 3-4 hours to install.
    • Note: requires puller tool - available here on the website in the Vape replacement parts category.
    • We recommend the hardware upgrade kit for this system - available here on the website in the Vape replacement parts category
    • We also recommend a new generator wire grommet with this kit as the stock one will not be reuseable, avaiable here on the site
    • Kit includes a relay to allow you to use your stock ignition switch
    • Some notes on keyway cutting and woodruff keys: Keeways and woodruff keys are not intended to keep the rotor drum from slipping and absorbing a shear load. They are designed to index timing, and once a keeway is cut and woodruff key installed, your timing is permanently fixed and cannot be changed, we don't recommend this modification for these reasons.
    • Requires no battery or lead acid / MF type battery only.
    You can combine this Vape CDI system with a fully programmable Ignition Controller from Zeeltronic to enable a dynamic timing curve and rev limiter. These components are offered here on the website in the Zeeltronic programmable ignition controller category. This programmable system is offered exclusively by Economy Cycle. engine  coilmount
  • Sale!
    Bronze Swingarm Bushings for Yamaha RD250/350/400/R5/DS6/7.  Sold in pairs. High quality bronze bushings by Parts Plus. These replace the nylon stock bushings and provide less flex and better handling.
  • Sale!
    Intake Manifold for Yamaha RD250 RD350 RD400, Sold Each. High quality reproduction part, no longer available from Yamaha. Sold Each. Note: will work on 1979 RD400F but does not have vacuum port on top.
  • Sale!
    Yamaha RD350/250 RD400 R5 - Billet Fork Caps with Preload Adjusters Fitment: 1976-78 RD400, 1973-75 RD350, 1971-72 R5 (does not fit 1979 RD400 Daytona) Also fits 77-78 DT250/DT400, 73 TX650
    • These replace your stock fork caps. No modification necessary and allow you to tune your suspension with 20mm+ of adjustment
    • Billet Fork Caps - Natural aluminum finish
    • Allows quick and easy preload adjustment without removing caps and adding spacers. A simple turn of the adjuster up/down is all that's needed
    • Includes 2 caps, o-rings, spring discs and instructions
    • Adjusters have graduated lines on the stems for easy reference
    • Sold in Pairs
    The common misconception with pre load adjusters is that they increase spring tension. What they really do is allow you to adjust sag correctly. With all the suspension mods happening with these bikes it's easy to end up with the wrong sag. Even with the correct spring rate for your weight, you can't always get the optimal sag without opening up the forks and adding spacers or cutting springs. These give you about 20mm of adjustment, which when combined with the proper spring rate, will allow you to set sag perfectly and adjust it for your weight and riding style.