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#1 gopher OFFLINE  

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Posted January 18, 2016 - 11:41 AM

I noticed few more older Monty owners coming on site. Thought let you know if your having any trouble with points or condenser get a electronic transistorized ignition module like the Nova II . And do away with the points and condenser. Works great on the older Briggs with one magnet flywheel. And no one changed to battery ignition. Old thumpers start so much easier. I've had mine for years still working fine.


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Posted January 18, 2016 - 02:03 PM

Where can I get one? I've never heard of one.


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Posted January 18, 2016 - 02:48 PM

You can get them on ebay or google for small engine parts store in your area that carries them.


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Posted January 21, 2016 - 10:54 AM

Will they work on the cast iron single cylinder Briggs? I know the Briggs OE electronic retrofit does not work on the single cylinder cast iron models.

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Posted January 21, 2016 - 12:36 PM

I have it on a old 16hp Briggs cast iron. As stated if it has points and not a battery ignition coil and single magnet flywheel it will replace the points and condenser. 






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