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Wisconsin V4 wire placement (magneto)


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Default Wisconsin V4 wire placement (magneto)

I need to know the plug wires placement on the mag distributor cap. Before I took them off I wrote them down, but in the course of daily living, it has disappeared. It's a Wico but sure it's the same for a F-M. I know the firing order is 1-3-4-2 and rotor goes CCW. Just need to know where #1 wire goes. Thanks
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Default Re: Wisconsin V4 wire placement (magneto)

It would be the front cylinder that is further forward then the other. The cylinders are not straight across from each other.
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Default Re: Wisconsin V4 wire placement (magneto)

Your shop manual will show it if you look it up as we don't know your model and type number.


Here's a diagram. But we don't know if you have a CCW or CW magneto rotation. Sentence 1 sez it all. Get it wrong and you'll have a lot of noisy burping, and a nice light show from the air cleaner and exhaust.
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