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Micheal W Farley asked 1 year ago

I have a John Deere 70 Garden Tractor with the Tecumseh VH70 vertical shaft engine. Is there a way to convert the magneto and points ignition system to a modern electronic ignition without breaking the bank?

1 Answers
Joe answered 1 year ago

Tecumseh never made a conversion kit for those units. I have seen some aftermarket modules that claim to work, but I have never had very good luck with them on those units. My advice would be to stick with the point system.