Re: 48 cub ignition switch

Sat Jun 29, 2013 6:51 pm

1990caprice wrote:i got a new switch. Does it matter which prong is connected to the ammeter and which prong is connected to the coil?
Short answer, NO.

Re: 48 cub ignition switch

Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:20 pm

My usual "shade tree mechanic" approach for Katrina w/mag was to disassemble the switch (2 term) and reverse the contact points inside so it was open when pulled out and grounded the mag when I pushed it in! It works! Dusty B

Re: 48 cub ignition switch

Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:38 pm

Dusty B wrote:My usual "shade tree mechanic" approach for Katrina w/mag was to disassemble the switch (2 term) and reverse the contact points inside so it was open when pulled out and grounded the mag when I pushed it in! It works! Dusty B
Tractor has magneto with external coil. So, 2 pronged ignition switch with one wire to amp meter and other wire to coil.

Re: 48 cub ignition switch

Tue Jul 02, 2013 2:52 pm

short answer no

thanks the short answer is all i needed