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Wisconsin AENLD timing-mag


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Old 12-07-2016, 09:43:04 PM
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Default Wisconsin AENLD timing-mag

Hello, I have an AENLD (at least that's what was on the ID plate...) I found in a farmer's junk pile that I pulled apart and got cleaned up. The problem is, I didn't take any pictures of how the the mag was timed. It has a Fairbanks-Morse mag. I see the dipple on the cam, but don't see anything on the mag gear. Does anybody know what how to do this? Also, the starter sheeve was broken when I got it and I'm looking for one. PN: UC 202
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Default Re: AENLD timing-mag

GOOD DAY, there is an X stamped on the end off mag gear tooth, line it up with the hole on the side off the mag mounting hole area. make sure that the engine is set on top dead center, compression stroke. PS- it is possible to mount the mag gear 180 degree of if someone has had the mag apart. the impulse should snap as the X mark on flywheel reaches top dead center.
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Old 12-09-2016, 10:07:19 PM
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Default Re: AENLD timing-mag

Further note, when you turn the engine over at slow speed, the mag should click at TDC (when the X-marked fin is at the 12:00 position). That's how to check if you got it right.
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Thank you both for the info. The manuals on these thing are terrible!
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Default Re: Wisconsin AENLD timing-mag

Hi

I just looked at my AEN manual and it is very complete about timing both the magneto and the distributor with pictures and all.

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Default Re: Wisconsin AENLD timing-mag

I agree with Phil P. I have found Wisconsin's manuals clear and informative, including the procedure to set the timing. And I am not speculating, since I reworked the magneto on an AGND this past summer, and I checked the manual for timing information to refresh my aging memory cells, and it was very clear and easy to understand. Maybe the OP does not have a factory manual?

---------- Post added at 08:14:43 PM ---------- Previous post was at 08:11:20 PM ----------

Forgot to add, I don't think the magneto can be installed one turn off time. The magneto turns at crankshaft speed not camshaft speed so it shouldn't matter one way or another. But it can't hurt anything to bring the engine to TDC compression stroke when installing the magneto. That way you are golden no matter what.
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