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Magneto Question

Postby Kyle Delong » Wed Feb 23, 2022 8:28 pm

Hi all, I'm seeing if theres anyway for me to hook up a tachometer. Aftermarket or original. With my new magneto for my 48 cub? I really don't want to change over to a distributor for the cost.

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Re: Magneto Question

Postby Bob McCarty » Wed Feb 23, 2022 9:00 pm

The gear drive for the tach inserts into the distributor. There may be aftermarket tachs that will work on a Cub, but not using the magneto.
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Re: Magneto Question

Postby SamsFarm » Wed Feb 23, 2022 11:19 pm

I would imagine you could hook up a electronic tach some way!

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Re: Magneto Question

Postby inairam » Thu Feb 24, 2022 7:19 am

I use something like this to adjust the idle and max RPM ... 07PMJH7QV/ They make nicer ones you could mount permanently.

The mounting housing that the distributor uses is built into the mag so the OEM style tach will not work on the mag.
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