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#16 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

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Posted September 03, 2014 - 07:17 PM

That Snapper switch is $15.25.

 

 

How did you beat me by a buck? :(   :poke: :wave: :D :rolling:

 

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Now that is just too weird!  Same Price!


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Posted September 03, 2014 - 07:24 PM

I sell that switch that Daniel shows off eBay for $20.25, although I don't stock it and would have to order it special.

However, how about this switch here?

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It is technically a Snapper switch, but it matches exactly what you have.

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If it is designed for use without a solenoid I'll take it!
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Posted September 03, 2014 - 09:17 PM

Just as long as that key switch is connecting the power together that feeds a separate push button switch, it will work, since that is how Snapper rear engine riders work.

 

Now that is just too weird!  Same Price!

 

It means great minds think alike.  We posted about one minute apart, too.

 

That means I am thinking like a Bolens guy... I don't know if that is good or not.  :D

 

Ben W.


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Posted September 03, 2014 - 09:30 PM

Crap it starts the tractor from that switch!

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Posted September 04, 2014 - 08:19 AM

I've never seen one like that on a Sears with just the 3 prong, I'm use to the 5 prong used with the SSI ignitions. I would be scared to run the hot wires through it like that myself. I would be tempted to add a solenoids just for safety sake.


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Posted September 04, 2014 - 12:28 PM

I'll just order the one off ebay and see what happens. I'm going to sell the tractor I'm putting it on anyway so I want it fixed the right way.

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Posted September 04, 2014 - 02:26 PM

Just as long as that key switch is connecting the power together that feeds a separate push button switch, it will work, since that is how Snapper rear engine riders work.

 

Ben W.

 

 

Actually, there were some Snapper rear-engine riders that started with the key switch but did not use a push-button or solenoid.


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Posted September 04, 2014 - 04:58 PM

I just hope i don't fry the SSI module. That would make me physically sick.....



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Posted September 04, 2014 - 06:28 PM

I just hope i don't fry the SSI module. That would make me physically sick.....

 

As long as the switch has an "M" terminal, you're good.  The M stands for magneto, so it grounds the mag to kill it.  Same as your ignition is made to do.


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Posted September 04, 2014 - 06:33 PM

I just hope i don't fry the SSI module. That would make me physically sick.....

 

Just to make you at ease, once you have a new switch, take an ohmeter, and with one lead to "M", and the other to the switch case, you should get connection between them when the switch is in OFF position.  There should in no key position be connection between "B" and "M".


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Posted September 04, 2014 - 06:35 PM

I'll do that! Thanks for the tip!



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Posted September 04, 2014 - 07:20 PM

This is what my switches using an SSI looks like 

 

 

 

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Posted September 04, 2014 - 07:39 PM

You sure don't want to fry a SSI coil.  That is an expensive boo-boo.

 

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Posted September 04, 2014 - 08:02 PM

Yea I know. I bought a massey 12 last fall that has a fried ssi module because the man who owned it put the wrong switch in it. Still haven't had time to figure out the conversion yet.

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Posted September 05, 2014 - 06:58 AM

Yea I know. I bought a massey 12 last fall that has a fried ssi module because the man who owned it put the wrong switch in it. Still haven't had time to figure out the conversion yet.

 

There is a few different ones to chose from :thumbs:  All run about $150 whether you buy a kit or put it together yourself.

I'm planning on using my fried module as a pickup for my next one to save some money.






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