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04-01-2013 10:15:23

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I have a 1939 9n. I found that the best way to adjust the points is to remove the distributor from the block, it is keyed so when you reinstalled it there is not chance of mounting it 180 out. If you have not spark it may be the coil. I have a 6 volt system and have had to replace the coil twice in 6 yrs. Tractor supply carries all the parts you need. I replace plugs, points and coil as a group.

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04-01-2013 10:31:51

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 Re: no spark in reply to jcpotterjohn, 04-01-2013 10:15:23  
thanks. does the rotor need to point up for tdc before removing dist.

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Dell (WA)

04-01-2013 10:47:13

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 Re: no spark in reply to scottmailand, 04-01-2013 10:31:51  
scotty.......the rotor can point ennywhich way. Ittza 2-bolt OFFSET drive that connects the dizzy tang to the camshaft slot. Just finger install the 2-bolts and then install the rotor and ROTATE the rotor until the OFFSET tang fits into the OFFSET camshaft slot. Now tighten the 2-bolts and re-snapple yer capple. Simple, eh? Remember the 4-nipple dizzy firing order is 1,2,4,3, CCW. The capple has the correct sparkie connection molded by each nipple. Usually newbie shadetree mechanics gitt sparkies 3&4 reversed. These N-engines are SOOOooo GOOOoood they will start and run on just 2-cylinders. ........Dell, yer self-appointed sparkie-meister

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