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[IH CUB LoBoy Series] Re: NO spark

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  • oojimmyc
    I m pretty sure they are the same for 184 and 154. Your right about the tight fit on the cap. Had the same issue with the dune buggy. Thanks for the info.
    Message 1 of 13 , Apr 14, 2010
      I'm pretty sure they are the same for 184 and 154. Your right about the tight fit on the cap. Had the same issue with the dune buggy. Thanks for the info.

      --- In ihcubloboyseries@yahoogroups.com, Mike Sloane <mikesloane@...> wrote:
      >
      > The Pertronix part number for all of the 12 volt negative ground 4
      > cylinder IH tractors is #1442. The range of prices for the same item
      > goes from about $75 to $110 (plus shipping and sales tax, depending on
      > the source and your location, etc.). I just received my latest T.H.E.
      > Company catalog, and they are $90; Valu-Bilt is higher. I have heard
      > that Auto-Zone and similar stores have much lower prices. Using Google
      > and searching on Pertronix ignition 1442, I found several retailers with
      > the $75 price, but I didn't check on S&H, etc.
      >
      > The only "trick" with the installation is that you have to seat the
      > piece that goes over the distributor shaft ALL the way down, and it is a
      > tight fit. The installation on the LoBoy is identical with the one shown
      > in this image of my Farmall 340
      > <http://public.fotki.com/mikesloane/farmall_340/petronixignition2.html>
      >
      > (My LoBoy is a 184, which is 12 volt negative from the factory will be a
      > "no brainer" installation. I don't know anything about the 154
      > electrical system.)
      >
      > oojimmyc wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Hey Mike,
      > > Where are you getting the Pertronix units and what are they costing you?
      > > Is yours a 154 like mine and do you have the correct Part #. Thanks.
      > > P.S. Andy, unless you are restoring and want to keep all original I
      > > would take Mikes advice. I did it with a Dune Buggy and never looked
      > > back. Changing mine is next on my list after carb and PTO rebuild.
      > > Jim
      > >
      >
    • Donald B. Augustine
      Here is a site that will show the installation of a set ... From: oojimmyc To: ihcubloboyseries@yahoogroups.com Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 4:23 PM
      Message 2 of 13 , Apr 14, 2010
        Here is a site that will show the installation of a set
         
         
         
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: oojimmyc
        Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 4:23 PM
        Subject: [IH CUB LoBoy Series] Re: NO spark

         

        I'm pretty sure they are the same for 184 and 154. Your right about the tight fit on the cap. Had the same issue with the dune buggy. Thanks for the info.

        --- In ihcubloboyseries@ yahoogroups. com, Mike Sloane <mikesloane@ ...> wrote:
        >
        > The Pertronix part number for all of the 12 volt negative ground 4
        > cylinder IH tractors is #1442. The range of prices for the same item
        > goes from about $75 to $110 (plus shipping and sales tax, depending on
        > the source and your location, etc.). I just received my latest T.H.E.
        > Company catalog, and they are $90; Valu-Bilt is higher. I have heard
        > that Auto-Zone and similar stores have much lower prices. Using Google
        > and searching on Pertronix ignition 1442, I found several retailers with
        > the $75 price, but I didn't check on S&H, etc.
        >
        > The only "trick" with the installation is that you have to seat the
        > piece that goes over the distributor shaft ALL the way down, and it is a
        > tight fit. The installation on the LoBoy is identical with the one shown
        > in this image of my Farmall 340
        > <http://public. fotki.com/ mikesloane/ farmall_340/ petronixignition 2.html>
        >
        > (My LoBoy is a 184, which is 12 volt negative from the factory will be a
        > "no brainer" installation. I don't know anything about the 154
        > electrical system.)
        >
        > oojimmyc wrote:
        > >
        > >
        > > Hey Mike,
        > > Where are you getting the Pertronix units and what are they costing you?
        > > Is yours a 154 like mine and do you have the correct Part #. Thanks.
        > > P.S. Andy, unless you are restoring and want to keep all original I
        > > would take Mikes advice. I did it with a Dune Buggy and never looked
        > > back. Changing mine is next on my list after carb and PTO rebuild.
        > > Jim
        > >
        >

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