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I have a 18 hp briggs 2 cyl engine ,has new mag gap set to

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i have a 18 hp briggs 2 cyl engine ,has new mag gap set to the thickness of a business card,it will start but likes to back fire through the carb and exhaust,and when running for a short while,the exhaust pipes and muffler get red hot. it is about 1997 engine.when running it just does not want to rev up. i have put sea foam in the new gas, i need help thank you
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.

Hi I' m Wayne

I will help you with this

I suggest you set the valves,

intake and exhaust .005, engine cold

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