Points Gap for a B

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Points Gap for a B

Postby Pony Master » Sat May 17, 2008 12:16 am

I have been working on a b for a little while, and I need to know the pionts gap. I set the gap at .020. Is that close? I tried to look it up on the manuals, but had a hard time.
1947 Circle Cub, 193, 189
1954 Cub w/FH, IH100, 194, F11
1956 Cub Loboy w/FH and 194
1960 Cub Loboy w/FH and L-54
1953 Super A, 2 seater B, Avery V, Avery A, JD M, MH Pony, Leader D, Allis Chalmers C, and my Great Grandpa's ZA Minneapolis Moline.

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Re: Points Gap for a B

Postby Cub-Bud » Sat May 17, 2008 8:02 am

Set the points gap to .013 if you have a magneto and .020 if you have a distributor.
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Re: Points Gap for a B

Postby Pony Master » Sat May 17, 2008 9:45 am

Thanks, that will probibably make a big difference.
1947 Circle Cub, 193, 189
1954 Cub w/FH, IH100, 194, F11
1956 Cub Loboy w/FH and 194
1960 Cub Loboy w/FH and L-54
1953 Super A, 2 seater B, Avery V, Avery A, JD M, MH Pony, Leader D, Allis Chalmers C, and my Great Grandpa's ZA Minneapolis Moline.

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Re: Points Gap for a B

Postby Pony Master » Sat May 17, 2008 11:05 pm

The B is back up and going! :{_}: It through me for a real loop today. I did not realize that the points cover could be put on out of time. After some serious thought I retimed everything, and 2 cranks later it was running.
1947 Circle Cub, 193, 189
1954 Cub w/FH, IH100, 194, F11
1956 Cub Loboy w/FH and 194
1960 Cub Loboy w/FH and L-54
1953 Super A, 2 seater B, Avery V, Avery A, JD M, MH Pony, Leader D, Allis Chalmers C, and my Great Grandpa's ZA Minneapolis Moline.


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