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Posted February 22, 2018 - 04:50 AM

Looks like the gear box is missing and there is supposed to be some large springs attached to a bar that sits on top of that upper bracket on the tractor to assist in lifting the tiller. Probably some pins and stuff missing also.


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Posted February 23, 2018 - 02:41 PM

any idea if I could make that rod and springs myself?

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Posted February 23, 2018 - 09:18 PM

I'm sure anything is possible. I'll have a look at my own if I can remember. I will post some pics.


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Posted February 24, 2018 - 08:37 PM

thanks. hey I was born in Halifax. never made it to cape Breton though. always went to Peggys cove

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Posted February 26, 2018 - 01:00 PM

thanks. hey I was born in Halifax. never made it to cape Breton though. always went to Peggys cove


Cool. Not sure what part of BC you’re in, spend a fair bit of time working up around Dawson Creek/FSJ area. Would have been nice to get down to southern BC but was never so lucky lol.

Here are some pics of that tiller part37b95fe55d50e6e516a818ad976b263b.jpgd38bf35a22321705dad4d2c8a2b89c25.jpg1e4f0dd7a31ac1470e7c51655953b926.jpg

I’m actually missing one of the springs, I think the regular tiller used 2 and with the extension they are supposed to have 3


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Posted March 14, 2018 - 02:26 PM

The boys and I started attacking the engine last night.  Very little got done, mostly hung out in the garage really.  I had ordered a bunch of stuff needed for this briggs 10hp i/c so that it could be key start as it was in a pull start application previously.  I have two of these engines.  Have yet to take the flywheel off and check underneath.  Here are the items i have for the setup between the two engines and the two MF10's i have (1966 and 1974):

 

3 prong and 5 prong key switch

new battery

new solenoid

new starter

gear wheel for behind flywheel

On another 8hp briggs i/c i have an old starter and a regulator

 

 

At the moment, on the engine i would like to use I have a wire from the magnetron (magneto) to the kill switch, the spark plug wire, and one from the engine to the throttle linkage.  On the spare engine I also have two wires from the engine to a small red light mounted on the side of the engine.  

 

I believe the setup should be:

Starting Circuit:  battery to solenoid, solenoid to ignition switch, switch to solenoid, solenoid to starter.

Charging Circuit: two wires from engine (currently going to little red light) to regulator to ignition switch 

Ignition Circuit:  Ignition switch to magnetron to points and condensor

I don't have any accessories.

 

Two questions at the moment:

Am I missing anything?  Diodes?  Relays?  I'm not an electrical guy at all.

How is the ignition connected to the magnetron/magneto/engine?

 

Thanks everyone for the help.  I had my boys watch a very good video from a guy on youtube explaining the system so they (and I) are learning.

 

Lloyd


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Posted April 30, 2018 - 11:31 PM

hey. big thanks to mac102004 for sending over the tiller hitch springs and top bar. you cleaned them up really nicely, I tip my hat to you!

lloyd

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Posted May 01, 2018 - 05:00 AM

No problem lloyd happy to help out.


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