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No spark??engine cutting out??? Setting Coil Gap..... Pictorial

Old 05-14-2008, 08:56 PM
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Default No spark??engine cutting out??? Setting Coil Gap..... Pictorial

I got a couple of emails asking about coil gap and how its done so heres a short pictorial

remove the fly wheel cover/pull starter.... this can be done while the engine remains in the vehicle






................................................Lo osen the coils upper and lower bolts............................................. ......................







.......................................on the fly wheel there is a area that is thicker/fatter than the rest of the fly wheel............................................. ...







.................................................. ......that area you want under the coils magnets........................................... .........................






.......................................slide a business card in between the coils magnet and the fat area of the fly wheel............................................. ........







...................leave the card, reinstall & tighten your upper and lower bolts on the coil and use some red locktite.......................



...............remove the card your gap is set...... spin the flywhell to make sure there are no high points were it might make contact with the magnet






reinstall your flywheel cover ......bolts/screws your done
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Default RE: No spark??engine cutting out??? Setting Coil Gap..... Pictorial

looks easy enuff
Old 05-15-2008, 04:03 AM
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Default RE: No spark??engine cutting out??? Setting Coil Gap..... Pictorial

will I get a bit more spark if I gap it a little closer???
Old 05-15-2008, 10:31 AM
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Default RE: No spark??engine cutting out??? Setting Coil Gap..... Pictorial

Nice pictorial
3rd and 4th photo: what kind of head gasket is this mate ??
Looks like a teflon one
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Default RE: No spark??engine cutting out??? Setting Coil Gap..... Pictorial

ORIGINAL: PAPE

will I get a bit more spark if I gap it a little closer???
you probably wont get a spark at all if your too close or to far away
3rd and 4th photo: what kind of head gasket is this mate ??
Looks like a teflon one
I dont see a head gasket its under the head no seriously... paper has a coating on it.... it absorbed oil/gas
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Default RE: No spark??engine cutting out??? Setting Coil Gap..... Pictorial

Nice! Thankyou for this!
Old 05-15-2008, 10:11 PM
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Default RE: No spark??engine cutting out??? Setting Coil Gap..... Pictorial

Great post for those who dont know how to do the coil gap settings.. Nice work bud
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Default RE: No spark??engine cutting out??? Setting Coil Gap..... Pictorial

Great guide! highly appreciated, it sure helped me a lot!

Thanks.

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