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DC mag/distributor conversion

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Don Rudolph

01-27-2020 17:01:43




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Am I remembering this correctly? You can use a distributor and drive from a WD 45 on a DC Case? Thanks, Don




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tractorguy2

02-02-2020 20:11:38




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
Has to be a WD. The WD45 the distributor housing and governor housing are made in one piece.



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Don Rudolph

02-02-2020 11:54:37




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
Thanks everyone for your help. Don



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Bob

02-02-2020 11:35:15




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
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Just remember an IH 4-cylinder flange-mount mag won't sub for a CASE flange-mount mag unless the drive gear is re-timed to the camshaft.

The angle of the drive slot when the impulse "trips" is significantly different, IIRC, the CASE trips when the drive slot is horizontal, the IH H4 trips at a slot position of about 45 "earlier.



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dzc3

01-28-2020 15:11:26




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
There is a guy named Ken who is advertising in the photo ads on this site. He is out of MI. 231 250 0892. I bought a magneto for my DC case from him worked as new. Price was reasonable. Give him a try I doubt you will be disappointed.



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L.Fure

01-28-2020 06:14:21




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
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Is there anyone that rebuilds magnetos' these days?



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Ken Christopherson

02-02-2020 10:59:10




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to L.Fure, 01-28-2020 06:14:21  
Yessir. I work on the side for a great mentor of mine. Google rebuiltmags (.) com and it will come up. Rudy is a great guy, and rebuilds them for people all over the world!

Photos are of just some magnetos and carburetors I have done while working with him.

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RBnWA

01-28-2020 06:53:31




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to L.Fure, 01-28-2020 06:14:21  
Yes there is. Couple guys on here do. I can get you a phone # when I get to the shop. RB



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oldproudvet

01-27-2020 18:22:36




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
Mine came off a Case combine........



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Jal-sd

01-27-2020 18:18:58




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
Yep, an up-right (right-angle) Delco will bolt right up. I-H sold them as a replacement for mags back in the day & Allis Chalmers used them as well. (Delco made the ones that I-H branded as their own.) We liked to use the Delco up-right when the Case mags couldn't be repaired anymore because the fit better on an SC if it has an oil filter, but a genuine I-H will work, too. If your electrical system has been up date to 12 volt, just get a 12 v coil w/o resister. The points don't care if they get a 6V or 12v jolt. jal-SD

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matthies

01-27-2020 18:04:31




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
I put the dist. off of my farmall h on a dc and bolted right up and ran.



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John Saeli

01-27-2020 17:53:08




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
Don....Don....Et Tu??? Oh the humanities!!



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countrycase

01-27-2020 17:37:33




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 Re: DC mag/distributor conversion in reply to Don Rudolph, 01-27-2020 17:01:43  
WD not the WD45 or one from a IH will work. Mine came off a "H" I believe



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