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pete 23

02-09-2013 19:39:23

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The only factory electronic ignition I am familiar with on IH gasoline tractors is a package IH offered. I installed one of them on a 656. It still used the original distributor and the points. It had a transistorized module and I don't even remember now if it used original ign coil or different one. It worked well as far as the points lasted forever as they carried such a tiny amount of current but I don't remember that it improved engine performace all that much. It did last though as it was still on tractor last time I saw it just a few years ago.

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karl f

02-09-2013 20:52:48

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 Re: transistor ignition in reply to pete 23, 02-09-2013 19:39:23  
I found IH evidence for it in the CIH parts diagrams for the C-291 and C-200 engine. take a look then google Delcotronic and see what makes it tick...
although it wouldn't be for the 656 if only available on 291

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karl f

02-10-2013 14:17:21

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 Re: transistor ignition in reply to karl f, 02-09-2013 20:52:48  

images courtesy of Messicks and CIH...

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