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Re: Getting a Farmall A to fire

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03-31-2013 16:25:35

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If it has a mag to get spark remove the wire from the side of the mag and then spin it over and hold one of the plug wires about a 1/4 inch from the block. A mag does not use battery voltage to make spark

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03-31-2013 17:22:57

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 Re: Getting a Farmall A to fire in reply to old, 03-31-2013 16:25:35  
I checked for continuety between both battery temernals with the baterry disconected and I did have continuety. Does this mean I have a short circut?

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03-31-2013 17:01:50

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 Re: Getting a Farmall A to fire in reply to old, 03-31-2013 16:25:35  
Do you mean the neggative wire going for the coil to the side of the mag?
This post was edited by rpbat at 17:10:59 03/31/13.

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03-31-2013 19:09:04

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 Re: Getting a Farmall A to fire in reply to rpbat, 03-31-2013 17:01:50  
If you have a mag the battery and the mag is never ever hooked to each other and if it is then you fry the coil in the mag the moment you hook things up. Still sounds like your lost and do not know what you have a mag or a distributor???????????

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