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No 116

May 27, 1940

STEP UP THE POWER AND PERFORMANCE OF

YOURS AND YOUR RIDERS’ 1939
AND EARLIER MAGNETO EQUIPPED MACHINES

Special Factory Conversion Offer

Because of the really superior performance and. extra power developed by using the new 194o type Indian magneto on older equip­ment, we have prepared the following conversion sets of parts to
make this conversion.
These are offered to you at a special price -and this offering is good until further notice. Prices, of course, are subject to change without notice.

Special Conversion Parts to Equip 1932 to 1939 Indian 74 Magneto Equipped Machines with 1940 Magneto Ignition:

Qty   Part No.    Description
1        75559        Magneto R. H.
1       42961         Drive gear
1      42752         Bushing
1      41557         Spark Plug Wire
1      40397       Spark Plug Wire

Special net conversion price when ordered as  a group ………………………….. $15.00
Complete Instructions for making this conversion are shown on the attached sketch, No. 1.

Special Conversion Parts to Equip 1934 to 1939 Indian

45 Magneto Equipped Machines with 1940 Magneto Ignition

quantity: Part Description

1                                75560                   Magneto L. H.

1              42705       Drive Gear

1                                42701        Spark Plug Wire

1                                42703        Spark Plug Wire

Special Net Conversion Price When Ordered as a Group...... $15.00

Complete Instructions for making this conversion are shown on the attached sketch,.No. 2.

 

Instructions for Installing 1940 Magneto on older Indian

74 machines    ( See Diagram No. 1)

  1. Remove old magneto, magneto gear, and shaft seal.
  2. Drill two (2) new holes in magneto platform as shown on sketch,
  3. Press in new magneto gear bushing am. ream hole to dimension shown.
  4. Install new magneto with new gear and time motor to proper advance.

 

Instructions for Installing the 194-o Magneto on older Model Sport Scout 45’s. ( See Diagram No. 2)

  1. Remove old magneto and gear
  2. Drill two (2) new holes in magneto platform as shown on sketch,
  3. Install new magneto with new gear and time motor to proper advance.

 

MAGNETO            P   A   R TS            C H A N G E   NOTICE

Edison Splitdorf have now standardized on the bushing type front plate and distributor gear, cam and bearing assembly for our magnetos built since 1942. If it be­comes necessary to order replacements for either of these two parts for a ball bearing type magneto (see magneto types below), both the front plate and the gear, cam and bearing assembly of the bushing type Will have to be obtained.

Please correct your parts books and records as shown below in order to get the matching bushing parts.

 

You will note that the front plates are the same for the 74″ and the 45″ models, but the distributor gears are different.

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