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    Default "Does anybody know what the sp

    "Does anybody know what the spark plug gap is supposed to be for a 1982 Johnson 2 stroke motor? Also the engine is overheating after about 5 minutes of running, spits water but water is really hot. Blowing white smoke also. Just had new throttle cable put on and a new overheating horn. It ran great yesterday and today it overheated and wants to die out. Any ideas? Thanks"

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    Default "Plug gap is .040, Champion QL

    "Plug gap is .040, Champion QL77JC4 plugs.

    Check the compression to see if a head gasket might be failing. Drop the lower unit to inspect/replace the water pump assy."
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