This only applies to the 6 volt dynamo fitted to Ural M63/M66, Dnepr MT9 and the sidevalves
At F2 Motorcycles we get emails about the L414 dynamo not working on bikes that have not been used for a while. 99% of the time there is no need to replace it.
I thought I should share my standard reply to these emails.
It goes something like this.
Monday, 2 January 2012
Winter is on the way. In the UK winter means road salt, and road salt means corrosion. There are a few products on the market that claim to help reduce corrosion. Some work very well and some are just a waste of your time and money. The best way to stop your motorcycle corroding is to wash it, dry it and place it somewhere completely dry. This makes using it a little awkward, so lets take a look at some alternatives.