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A friend of mine had his bike stolen (2003s). Police found it where it was stolen a few days ago. Bike looks like it is in fine shape with a few extra scratches, a broken lever and the CDI was stolen.

Will a CDI from any other year work? Also why would someone only steal the CDI... they are cheap used, he has a Yosh pipe and FCR which are much higher value parts that are easily accessible. I can only imagine that the guy who stole it has a drz and though his CDI was bad.

Any thoughts on damage that might not be so apparent for for insurance purposes?

Thanks

Jbw

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Any year any CDI.. If you use one from an E, you'll have to remove the green wire from the large CDI plug and tape it off. it is for the Side stand switch, which the E does not have.

Any S or SM will be plug and play

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