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casper_woody
11-17-2009, 02:05 PM
"I have aquired a Wards Sea King 5HP
1 cylinder, Mod. # J5001106C
Serial # is 377696
Type XTV 27005 B
What I would like to know is:
Fuel Mixture
Year of the Engine
Spark Plug Type and Gap
Points gap.
Thank you"

mnobfan
11-20-2009, 06:23 PM
"Change the X to a K. 71 made by Clinton, model J500 if looking for a manual or parts. Champion plug CJ8 at .030 Points at .020 Should be able to run 50:1 fuel but might consider 24:1 if hasn't been run in a while."

srsluder
11-21-2009, 01:34 AM
"I also have a Wards Sea King 5 hp. 2 cyl. Mod.#84GG90114A Serial# 180617 And I have another old outboard that looks almost identical its a Goodyear Seabee 5 hp. 2 cyl. Mod.#2G3 Serial#113070 Could you please tell me Year of engines,Fuel Mixture,Spark plug type & Gap,Points Gap,Where I can get a Manuals for these engines or I guess one would cover them both? thanks very much Steve [email protected] ("")"

mnobfan
11-21-2009, 11:17 AM
"The two look alike because they are the same motor with different decals. Made by Gale in 48 for the Wards and 47 for the Seabee. Both use J8C plug at .025 gap, points set at .020, and use 1/2 pint oil per gallon of fuel. You might try here for the manual. The one from Johnson might work (maybe differences in the lower unit/shift setup if there is one) or you might try discount-marine-parts.com."

jbates
11-21-2009, 07:23 PM
"Hello, I recently picked up a Wards Sea King 5 hp
Model #J500106B
Serial# #56627
And another number ?# 60 27005R
Any information would be helpfull
thanks"

mnobfan
11-22-2009, 12:17 PM
"Josh, the J500 and the 27005 point to the 70-71 Clinton make. Try a search here for posts about the Clinton motor J500 model. Also someone over at aomci.org may have more info."

jbates
11-22-2009, 05:16 PM
thanks!!