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Power prod.Breaker Point Cam,Can anyone make one?


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Old 06-27-2017, 05:25:34 PM
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Default Power prod.Breaker Point Cam,Can anyone make one?

hi all, Working on a Power Prod 2 stroke and the Break Points Cam is broken.
So far I haven't been able to find a replacement..which seems very strange.

I'm wondering...Can anyone here make one for Me?
The orig looks to be cast. then Machined.prob why it broke.
Not looking for a freebe..I will pay for your time.

thanks!
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Default Re: Power prod.Breaker Point Cam,Can anyone make one?

Have you considered something like this?:
https://www.amazon.com/ELECTRONIC-TR.../dp/B007BI6FW6
There are many models of this available. That one was just to give you the idea, if needed.

That cam looks like it might have been sintered (compressed from powdered metal, not cast.

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Default Re: Power prod.Breaker Point Cam,Can anyone make one?

What model Power Products engine are you working on?
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Default Re: Power prod.Breaker Point Cam,Can anyone make one?

Pete, Thanks for the Link....that's a good option.

Sintered eh?.....I understand...yeah the material looks very odd.

Flywheel,..maybe I'm not looking in the right place for a Model number but,all I found was a Tag that says: T 616 14
2653049
thanks Fellas!
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Default Re: Power prod.Breaker Point Cam,Can anyone make one?

I've got a little power products hedge trimmer out in the shop. its got too many issues to rehab but I can look and see if the points cam is ok.
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Can you post a picture of the engine ?
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Default Re: Power prod.Breaker Point Cam,Can anyone make one?

You might still be able to get new parts.

Yesterday I googled "power products engines" and found that that name was associated with Lauson, purchased by Tecumseh, etc. Anyway, there seem to be a lot of folks out there who play with those engines.

Here's one particularly interesting thread:
http://www.yesterdaystractors.com/cg...oolt&th=108856

But to answer your original question: "Can anyone make one?" :
we have made some in the past of a more complex design, but it's a lot of work. We cast about a dozen cams from an original, but in bronze and then machined them to specs. But it took a fair amount of fixturing. Even had to make a degree wheel setup to verify points lift in relation to some teeth on the cam that attached to a centrifugal (sp?) timing adjuster.
Long story short: It can be done, but I don't think I'd do it again.

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Default Re: Power prod.Breaker Point Cam,Can anyone make one?

Hello Pete...Thanks for Your input and the info......Just exploring the Options...but I knew it is a lot of work..An old Friend of mine was a machinist for many years.
I understand about the timing as well.....I have another PP Engine that has a totally different Ign set up...The Cam fits on the shaft of the one I'm trying to repair but,the Cam Lobe is an entirely different profile.
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