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Onan 4.0 BGE electronic conversion


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Old 03-15-2017, 06:51:43 PM
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Default Onan 4.0 BGE electronic conversion

Here is the plate: https://do not use shortened links/photos/tqiqQuEdakc5U1sh6

I googled site:www.smokstak.com 4.0 BGE and read the threads available. They all talk about using an ONAN electronic ignition part which is no longer available. I can't be sure where I read it, using generic parts around $50 available at Carquest or another retailer, to convert the distributorless two-cylinder design to electronic ignition.

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Link doesn't work.

Are you talking about the electronic ignition modual that sense magnets on a plastic rotor arm. Or electronics that use the points , but reduce current thru them.
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I guess the site doesn't allow Google Photo links. Wtf?

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This is stupid. How the hell are you supposed to post images from the single most widespread and common image solution on the net?
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MAybe copy the http address from top of the browzer and paste it here?
Sometimes sites or bowzer display shorten the address so it's easier to read ( but it doesn't contain the full link that computer needs)
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I opened up the Google Photos app on my phone. And then I found the photo and choose share - get link, and it got copied to my clipboard and I pasted it into the forum.
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I don't know cell phones, got a landline. Maybe someone else knows.

Could just describe it to us.
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Default Re: Onan 4.0 BGE electronic conversion

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Here is the plate: https://do not use shortened links/p...qQuEdakc5U1sh6

I googled site:www.smokstak.com 4.0 BGE and read the threads available. They all talk about using an ONAN electronic ignition part which is no longer available. I can't be sure where I read it, using generic parts around $50 available at Carquest or another retailer, to convert the distributorless two-cylinder design to electronic ignition.

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This what you are talking about?

https://www.smokstak.com/forum/showp...7&postcount=43
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Here's a list of some methods to use car and other electronic moduals.
https://www.smokstak.com/forum/showt...90#post1371090
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Here, I had to download the images, then re-upload them for the forum to take them.
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Yes. And now I asked him for the parts list.

Also, in a document, the EI gives a precise timing of 21 degrees, whereas the points are claimed to give 21 on one cylinder, and 23 on the other. Having the EI fixes this issue. Is that true if the points are used as a trigger as shown in the thread you linked?
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