Can some one id this magneto?

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Can some one id this magneto?

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Post by Pan57Johan » Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:46 pm

The owner of this magneto doesnt remember what brand it is and the only mark on it is vk with small letters on the bottom.

Can someone tell?

Thanks, Johan
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Re: Can some one id this magneto?

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Post by Robert Luland » Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:23 pm

Thats Morris. The base is what gives it away. Bob L

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Re: Can some one id this magneto?

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Post by Pan57Johan » Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:16 am

Is fairbanks morse and morris the same brand?

Is one better than the other?

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Re: Can some one id this magneto?

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Post by Sir_Rat » Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:28 am

Not the same and you would want the Morris.

My opinion of course

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Re: Can some one id this magneto?

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Post by steinauge » Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:45 am

Fairbanks-Morse built everything from HUGE industrial engines to scales to magnetoes. Morris builds magnetoes .Note that the mag in the picture has a Fairbanks-Morse head.

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Re: Can some one id this magneto?

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Post by Pan57Johan » Wed Apr 28, 2010 12:53 pm

Is that good or bad with the fairbanks head and the morris bottom? Cold that give problems with cylinder head and reay boss clearens?

Johan

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Re: Can some one id this magneto?

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Post by tickface » Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:58 pm

Pan57Johan wrote:Is that good or bad with the fairbanks head and the morris bottom? Cold that give problems with cylinder head and reay boss clearens?

Johan
It looks to be just a regular Morris MM74E, if the relay boss is still there it will have to be removed for any mag except the G-5. I've seen a few that have managed to keep the boss and still be able to time it in the small window between push rods/boss.

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Re: Can some one id this magneto?

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Post by chris haynes » Thu May 06, 2010 11:19 pm

It is a Fairbanks-Moorse magneto that has an adapter to put in a 1936-1969 H-D Big Twin OHV.

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