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air gap setting

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Fvstringpicker, Sep 12, 2004.

  1. Fvstringpicker

    Fvstringpicker LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,643

    I replaced the coil on a 8 hp tecumseh engine. I need the gap setting between the coil and the flywheel magnite
  2. mower_medic

    mower_medic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    I believe it's .010 inches
  3. beransfixitinc

    beransfixitinc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 592

    According to what is printed on the standard air gap gauge that is part of the Tecumseh tool kit it should be .0125
  4. mower_medic

    mower_medic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    Sorry, I was off by 25 ten thousandths of an inch(.0025). My feeler gauges don't go down that precise.

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