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Hit the first six times; then the second, eight taps; crank the handle of a little magneto, and, voila, somewhere a phone designated as No.
By the end of the film, that assassin has used his magneto powers to lift a stadium named for another assassinated Kennedy and crash it down around the 1973 White House.
The magneto, which sent juice to the spark plugs, was integrated with the flywheel, the flexible frame helped the T survive on deeply rutted dirt highways, and the planetary transmission made the car easy to drive.
The bike was plagued by finicky carburetion and the magneto shafts were forever failing, sending AJS back to the drawing board.
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