OK Spike, I see this from Jim C. I'll try to test it today. Also pull the dizzy cap and make sure it spins and the signal generator isnt loose.
Ow, my head.
I only tried a 81-87 dissy just now. If the DVOM was set to ohms and beep, as long as the dissy wasn't moving it showed 160ohm and no beepy. If the rotor tip moved by the stator, then there was a beep, and a flicker on the readout. If DVOM was switched to low voltage AC, and the dissy spun at 400RPM, then it showed 600mV AC. On DC it showed just a tiny flicker, a few random mV, plus or minus. This thing is a tiny magneto, but the discharge spike is only a volt, instead of 10KV.