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Engine 375 gap to flywheel. 10years ihad removed the coil…

Engine 375 gap to...

Engine 375 gap to flywheel

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

10years ihad removed the coil for cleaning and did not take a measurement of the gap

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes I just the gap measurement thankyou

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

No that's all I need

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Set the gap between your coil and flywheel at 0.10"

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