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Ive looked everywhere for the gap but havent found it in my book. I want to say its .18 or .20 ? Also what is the plug gap .25 ? Ty in advance :)
 

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.018 to .020....... depends on plug # most are .025
Ty for the reply. Tractor has been sitting since October an when I need it most I get no spark. So im changing new coil an points an condenser. If thats not it it has to be the coil....
 

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Ty for the reply. Tractor has been sitting since October an when I need it most I get no spark. So im changing new coil an points an condenser. If thats not it it has to be the coil....
never hurts to do points and condenser but before you buy new coil be sure it's not grounding somewhere in wire
 

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never hurts to do points and condenser but before you buy new coil be sure it's not grounding somewhere in wire
Ive checked all the wires so far , they seem to be fine. Ive not had to change any of them for many years....so im guessing its due.
 

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Probably just needs the points cleaned.
 

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Here are some screenshots from the Kohler service manual. Points are set to 0.020" but may differ slightly with the static timing method. Plugs are 0.035" for battery ignition and 0.025" for magneto.
 

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Here are some screenshots from the Kohler service manual. Points are set to 0.020" but may differ slightly with the static timing method. Plugs are 0.035" for battery ignition and 0.025" for magneto.
Awesome ty. I wasn't positive on the .25 so glad I asked.
 

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Break out the test lamp and do some checking before taking things apart.
Got 12 volts to the coil w/the key on?
Lamp flashing while cranking on the point side of the coil?
No spark at plug?
These checks will tell the story.
 

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Break out the test lamp and do some checking before taking things apart.
Got 12 volts to the coil w/the key on?
Lamp flashing while cranking on the point side of the coil?
No spark at plug?
These checks will tell the story.
The points finally burnt. I installed new points an condenser an new plug and it fired right up. It didn't like the .18 gap so I bumped it to .20 an run awesome. Points were 30 years old. You would think they would last longer 🙄...😆
 

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They probably just needed a good cleaning
 

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