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Early toggle switch

Postby rtruck200826@aol.com » Mon May 18, 2020 9:38 am

Curious, did the early 47-48 Cubs use a toggle switch instead of the push pull switch to start and stop motor? My 48 has a toggle and I have seen a few others with the same toggle that is short with a ball end.

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Re: Early toggle switch

Postby Barnyard » Mon May 18, 2020 9:46 am

They used a push/pull switch. Most people replaced them with toggle switches because they were cheaper.
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Re: Early toggle switch

Postby Jim Becker » Mon May 18, 2020 10:26 am

Barnyard wrote:. . . because they were cheaper.

and in stock at the nearest hardware store.

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Re: Early toggle switch

Postby inairam » Mon May 18, 2020 10:55 am

I saw one with a covered toggle switch. It was for the ultra-rare rocker launcher option some cubs had.
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Re: Early toggle switch

Postby Glen » Mon May 18, 2020 6:25 pm

Below is a page from the 1947 Cub operator's manual, showing the ignition switch, and the dash the way they originally were.

http://farmallcub.com/rudi_cub/www.clea ... age-04.jpg

Below are pics from TM Tractor of the original style ignition switch, it is the 1 post switch for a magneto.

http://www.tmtractor.com/tm-tractor/gel ... ng_001.htm

Below is what TM Tractor sells nowadays, it says it is a Case IH part.


They sell a lower priced switch also.

If your Cub has been changed to a Battery Ignition unit, it needs a different ignition switch, with 2 posts. :)

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