Welcome! Please use the navigational links on your left to explore our website.

Company Logo Shop Now
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
Ford 8N/9N Club
Kountry Life
  
Discussion Forum
:

Re: WICO mag timing

[Show Entire Topic]  

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author 
Dick L

06-03-2000 05:31:00




Report to Moderator

A little background might help.
Timeing any engine with any components starts the same way. If the components are compatible with the engine. You have to get #1 piston to top dead center or to the where the engine is desigined to fire or cause the #1 spark plug to spark causeing combustion. The cam is designed to have both the intake and exaust valves to be closed at this point. The fireing order is determined by when this happens at each piston. Getting the Allis C to this point can be done by taking out #1 spark plug (plug closest to the radiator) and cranking the engine over by hand slowly while holding your thumb over the plug hole in the block untill you start to feel pressure. Watch the inspection hole (in the center of the clutch housing on the left side) for the line scribed on the flywheel marked FIRE, this line should be centered. This will have to be done by moveing the flywheel 1/2" at a time with the crank. Its bump the crank then look in the inspection hole unless you have 4' arms or someone to help. With the mag inplace on the engine and covers off rotate the mag back and forth untill the points are closed but just ready to open.
Replace the cover and set the rotor to point to where #1 plug wire terminal will be. There should be a arrow on the cap.
but on a mag this would be the terminal to the top next to the block, #2 terminal would be to the top and away from the block or closest to you at the top. #4 terminal would be closest to you at the bottom of the cap, #3 terminal would be at the bottom of the cap next to the block.

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:


TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
We sell tractor parts!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums


Today's Featured Article - Product Review: JB Weld - by Staff. JB Weld is basically an epoxy glue that does an exceptionally good job of bonding to cast iron and steel along with several other materials. As I mentioned, it is so common that I have yet to buy a tractor that did not have JB Weld used somewhere. It is sometimes used so well you can't tell its there and other times used as a sloppy quick fix. Finding where and how it can be used correctly is key to whether you are using it as an "inelegant hack" or an integral solution to difficult and expens ... [Read Article]

Latest Ad: 77O GAS ENGINE WITH 1550 OVER SIZE KIT, LOW HOURS, COMPLETE SET UP AND EXTRAS. CALL FOR DETAILS OR PICTURES. [More Ads]

Copyright © 1997-2020 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters

Website Accessibility Policy