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Mtd 990 Ignition Conversion To Nova Ii


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#1 Sawdust OFFLINE  

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Posted March 29, 2014 - 03:06 PM

I recently had some problems with my points ignition & it was going to require a lot in parts & possibly a camshaft replacement. I chose the Nova II module after doing a lot of research. This little device was less than $13. shipped on ebay. It took me less than ten minutes to install. I'm completely satisfied with the results & would highly recommend. Here is my link about the problems I had. http://gardentractor...d-up-a-mtd-990/

 

Here is the module installed

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Edited by Sawdust, March 29, 2014 - 03:07 PM.

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Posted March 29, 2014 - 03:24 PM

JimimagesCAS2A3JT.jpg Thank you for sharing !


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Posted March 29, 2014 - 04:12 PM

Is that just a solid state switch that replaces the points?


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Posted March 29, 2014 - 04:32 PM

Brian here is the link that inspired me to do this along with the expense of keeping the points. Scroll down to where it says Nova II in the left hand corner & it gives the info. I was very skeptical about this but I figured for $13. I would give it a try.. The only thing I have to do is plug all the holes in the block where the points & condenser attached. This will be simple except for the brass bushing hole that the points push rod fit into. I may just push that back in & since I have already threaded that bushing to get it out I'll just put a 1/4-20 bolt with sealer in that to seal that up. I can also put the orange rubber cap over the bushing as well along with the spring steel plate that was under the points. I was really surprised how hot the spark was. 

http://gardentractor...om/ignition.htm


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Posted March 29, 2014 - 06:18 PM

Thanks for the link. Only read through parts of it, but book marked for later use. Very informative and covers a lot of different engines and ignitions. :thumbs:


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Posted March 29, 2014 - 08:31 PM

Glad to hear it worked out for you, Jim.  :thumbs:

 

Thanks for the link. Only read through parts of it, but book marked for later use. Very informative and covers a lot of different engines and ignitions. :thumbs:

 

Brian Miller runs that site, and there is no man who knows more about Kohler than he does.

 

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