Spark plug gap for Lawn Boy

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by KERRTURF, May 20, 2004.

  1. KERRTURF

    KERRTURF LawnSite Member
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    Anybody know what the spark plug gap is supposed to be on an old 2 stroke lawn boy? I can get the model number if it helps, but I figured all of the older two strokes are probably the same. I did a search for the info, but couldn't find it. Thanks in advance!;)
     
  2. LynyrdSkynyrd

    LynyrdSkynyrd LawnSite Member
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    The gap is .30 for all Lawnboys. Both 2 and 4 stroke models.
     
  3. j_loppy

    j_loppy LawnSite Member
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    Funny you ask. I have an old F series lawn boy (circa 1980) and the correct gap is .035", according to the mechanic's handbook. I'm glad someone is still using these things. Mine is almost 25 years old and I still use it an hour a week!
     
  4. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
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    the f series is their all time best engine.
     
  5. KERRTURF

    KERRTURF LawnSite Member
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    Thanks for the help, now let's hope that is all that is wrong with it.
     
  6. j_loppy

    j_loppy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 90

    Those older models also had some crappy CDI's. (ignition module).

    You may try changing that, too. I got a new one awhile back from www.landscapersupply.com for about $30 incl. shipping.
     

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