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System 71 36 799 DC
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generator / ignition
for Maico 250/400/440/490/MC490/T

Fitting all Maico 2-stroke countershaft (3 shafts) engines made between 1978-82.

Here's a picture of the engine the system was made for.

Hint: rotor weight is 700 grams, for engines with 400cc and above we recommend 1000 grams rotor weight: 71 36 799 DHR

Magnet based generator with integrated solid state ignition. Light output 12V/100W DC. Ignition with own power supply from within the system. Replaces original Magneto as well as all ignition parts. Does not require changes on crankcase.
Important remark: For offroad using (do not support battery and flasher) we offer an alternative AC regulator, that is smaller and lighter. for that here
Advantage over original system:
  • all parts are new
  • solid state ignition
  • more light output
  • very stable ignition with solid spark
  • better starting, better fuel burning