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Information on Lucas Rita Electronic Ignitions and
Lucas Powerbase Alternators



On 05 September 2016 I received an email from Al Osborn at A.O. Services in England.
http://www.aoservices.co.uk/
Al told me that Mistral Engineering ceased trading some months/years ago, and it sounds like the Hoppy Bike "Moira" components may not be available. Al says he can supply RITA repairs and the last few parts from Mistral Engineering's stock.



Lucas Rita ignitions went out of production in 2004 when the amplifiers stopped being manufactured (though they are now back in production as MOIRA (see above). As of 07/01/2004 I no longer deal in any electronic components. I will leave the wiring diagrams and related information on the site to assist those people who need them. If you need a Lucas Rita ignition kit or parts for one you should contact:


In the United States:


In Canada you may get some Rita kits and support from:


In January 2015 I was told that this company can repair the amplifiers:




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Electronic Components

General RITA and Powerbase Product Information

RITA Ignition Kits and Powerbase Alternator Kits

RITA Technical Information

Generic Instructions for Installing RITA Ignitions

Text Instructions for Installing the LR102 RITA Ignition (Triumph T160) 76K jpg file
Text Instructions for Installing the LR102 RITA Ignition (Triumph T160) page 2 39K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR102 RITA Ignition (Triumph T160) 64K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR113 RITA Ignition (Triumph T150) 90K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR113 RITA Ignition (Triumph T150) 45K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR120 RITA Ignition (BSA Rocket 3) 74K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR120 RITA Ignition (BSA Rocket 3) 50K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR124 RITA Ignition (Moto Guzzi T3 - AB5 Amplifier) 110K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR124 RITA Ignition (Moto Guzzi T3 - AB5 Amplifier) 53K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR132 RITA Ignition (Ducati single)
Diagram for Installing the LR132 RITA Ignition (Ducati single)

Text Instructions for Installing the LR134 RITA Ignition (Magneto replacement - single/parallel twin)
Diagram for Installing the LR134 RITA Ignition (Magneto replacement - single/parallel twin)
Diagram for Installing the LR134 RITA Ignition (Magneto replacement - single/parallel twin)

Text Instructions for Installing the LR137 RITA Ignition (Moto Guzzi V50) 104K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR137 RITA Ignition (Moto Guzzi V50) 45K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR100 RITA Ignition (Norton Commando) 78K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR100 RITA Ignition (Norton Commando) 46K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR101 RITA Ignition (Triumph 650) 122K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR101 RITA Ignition (Triumph 650) 63K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR106 RITA Ignition (Ducati 750), page 1 44K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR106 RITA Ignition (Ducati 750) 31K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR119 RITA Ignition (BSA Unit twin), page 1 23K gif file
Diagram for Installing the LR119 RITA Ignition (BSA Unit twin) 22K gif file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR128 RITA Ignition (Ducati 860), page 1 65K jpg file
Text Instructions for Installing the LR128 RITA Ignition (Ducati 860), page 2 65K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR128 RITA Ignition (Ducati 860) 53K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR130 RITA Ignition (Yamaha 650t twin), page 1 311K jpg file
Diagram for Installing the LR130 RITA Ignition (Yamaha 650 twin) 142K jpg file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR143 RITA Ignition (Moto Guzzi Targa - AB11 Amplifier)
Diagram for Installing the LR143 RITA Ignition Moto Guzzi Targa - AB11 Amplifier)

Text Instructions for Installing the LR144 RITA Ignition (Moto Guzzi w/Motoplat in distributor), page 1 27K gif file
Text Instructions for Installing the LR144 RITA Ignition (Moto Guzzi w/Motoplat in distributor), page 2 21K gif file
Diagram for Installing the LR144 RITA Ignition (Moto Guzzi w/Motoplat in distributor) 20K gif file

Text Instructions for Installing the LR145 RITA Ignition (Moto Morini), 24K gif file
Diagram for Installing the LR145 RITA Ignition (Moto Morini) 24K gif file


RITA Ignition Kits for:

English Motorcycles
German Motorcycles
Italian Motorcycles
Japanese Motorcycles
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