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Replacing points with ignition module

Ignition points and condensor can be replaced on older kart motors with universal ignition modules. Sometimes setting up points, or even finding them can be a hassle … and then there is the reliability factor… one solution is to use an ignition module instead. The vintage appearance of your engine will be unaffected with a module hidden under the flywheel and/or flywheel air shroud cover.

Here’s the aftermarket external ignition modules used by most:
-Rotary “Nova II” module; P/N 8786
-Stens “MegaFire II” module; P/N 440-465
-Oregon “Universal Ignition Module”; P/N 33-053 (or 147-020)

I haven’t completely verified this, but the Stens and Oregon units appear to be the same module.

The only issue I have seen with these modules is adjusting or determining ignition timing. A timing light must be used to verify actual timing. On some of the older kart motors (West Bend & Power Products), the coil position is adjustable so it can be moved to change the timing when using an ignition module. On McCulloch engines, the coils are somewhat fixed in position … so other means must be used to create adjust-ability … like increasing coil / bolt clearances or making offset flywheel keys with various offsets.

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Mega Fire II Ignition Module 440 465 Universal for Kawasaki 21119-2161

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Mega Fire II Ignition Module 440 465 Kawasaki 21119-2161 Lesco 050409

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Stens 440-465 Mega-Fire Ignition Module for Kawasaki 21119-2161 Lesco 050409

$16.33
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Mega Fire II Universal Ignition Module For 2 & 4 Cycle Engines

$16.19
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440-465 STENS MEGA FIRE II IGNITION MODULE UNIVERSAL LESCO 050409 Rotary 8786

$18.79
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Oregon 33-053 Universal Ignition Module

$11.53
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Oregon 33-053 Universal Ignition Module Chain Saw Replacement Part

$17.05
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Oregon 33-053 Universal Ignition Module - Stihl 031AV 028WB Homelite Super XL +

$22.73
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33-053 Oregon Universal "Mega-Fire" Transistorized Ignition kit Replaces Points

$16.90
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Oregon 33-053 Universal Ignition Module

$16.93
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Electronic Transistorized Ignition Module NOVA II Small Engine Igniter Assembly

$12.99
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Nova ii 31-8786 Transistorized Ignition Module Installation Instruction Included

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NOVA II 8786 8786R ELECTRONIC TRANSISTORIZED IGNITION MODULE Universal

$13.49
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Electronic Transistorized Ignition Module NOVA II Small Engine Igniter Assembly

$14.97
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ELECTRONIC TRANSISTORIZED IGNITION MODULE NOVA II Small Engine

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