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Old 12-31-2005, 12:41:13 AM
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Hello again just let you know if you go to an old school parts house you can still find regular resentiece wire in a role which old chrys. products used this will also work in place of a ballast res. hope it helps steve.
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Mudcat,
In your original post you said:
"The engine generator does not work so I generally recharge the battery when it starts to cranks slower on start"
If you are having ignition problems on top of that, I would consider replacing the generator with a magneto. I believe it will fit the opening where the generator is without modification. I saw a 2-cylinder mag sell very recently on eBay for $15! This would eliminate the need for a battery, coil, resistors, etc. I have a good hot mag on my Wisc THD and it starts very easily with a rope.
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Skartguy, are you talking about the fusible link wires?

I will be looking for a mag to sell on e-bay now. I have used this now for 2 days off and on and has worked flawlessly. I put a resistor from an old Chevy from the junkyard.
Thanks again guys.

Now I have an old Lister Petter diesel I need to get out and get it started.
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Hello Again......there was also a restience wire that ran from coil to dist. on some models this way you could use a non rest. coil.....the wire looked alot thicker than an ordinary coil wire.....the fuseable link gose on the battey side of things.
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