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thiggy wrote:Can a mechanical tachometer be used on the PTO shaft to determine engine speed?
thiggy wrote:Can an electronic tach be used with a 6 volt, mag fired Cub
Magneto voltage on the side terminal is considerable higher, 10 to 20K higher, than the nominal 6 or 12 volts used in a standard points ignition system.thiggy wrote:my recollection is that there are three leads. Two go to the battery and the small one clips on the distributor side terminal. Will this work on the mag, or will it kill the engine??
thiggy wrote:...... Can an electronic tach be used with a 6 volt, mag fired Cub? I am not interested in a permanent installation, but just to help learn the proper speed to run the tractor. Thanks
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