ottawacj asked this question on 5/15/2000:
any tricks to getting a 20+ year old british seagull outboard started - it has not been started in 10+ years. It has fresh fuel, new spark plug but doesn't even cough.
ETRASHER gave this response on 5/20/2000:
check to make sure you have spark to the plug.if you don't,you will need new points aand condenser.also make sure the fuel is getting in the cyl.make sure the float bowl is not stopped up with crud.