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    Link, Sync and air mix for dummies johnson oceanpro 130 v4 looper

    hi all, having a hard time tracking down info on an easy to understand link and sync and air mix adjust procedure for my oceanpro 130, 2000 model, have read the joe reeves but seems to be for the older crossflows. i realise this will be covered in the manual, but bought this engine as a "basket case" and managed to rebuild it without the manual so dnt see point to buying one now when more than likely i will be selling it when my etech is rebuilt.
    The problem is my motor seems to run out of revs at 4900 rpm, but otherwise runs well, it has been suggested that i have possibly gotten timing wrong when i set it, can anyone please help with an easy to understand version (for dummies) of how i can do this on muffs at least till i am out on water, as our boat ramps are super busy and attempting to do it there isnt really possible..
    Am sure after my fruitless search that others would benefit from this also,, thanks in advance for any help you can offer...

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    If I remember correctly, set the scribe on the cam with link loose. Plates should close same time. And only mess with timing if you suspect someone messed with it while fast idle was active. 5 rounds on carbs out from all the way in. Prop for 5500-6000. Adjust for good plug reading. Tend to like rich.

    Practicly every omc from 90-01. Now what the time * should be at that’s random as omc reliability.
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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/2005-Johnso...oAAMXQn11Re1eo

    Best bet is to find the factory service manual for your particular motor. I have a clymer (i think) and the factory manual is hands down better. I got it on ebay for less then $20.

    Link and sync procedures are VERY model specific. Make sure you have an accurate procedure before trying anything. I would recommend NOT running the motor again until it is adjusted properly. If your timing is that far out, it can and will melt a piston.
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    hahaa, thanks for link to manual, but its for a 4 stroke 2005 onwards...

    kind regards
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    Quote Originally Posted by thunder77 View Post
    hahaa, thanks for link to manual, but its for a 4 stroke 2005 onwards,then after reading your profile you too seem just like myself and dont have the knowledge to share anyways, so please keep out of technical talk like this as you might put others off from taking the time to type up what i am trying to find out...

    kind regards
    WTF? Good luck to you.

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    On the muffs, disconnect the link rod to the timer base, run the engine at IDLE, move the timer base to it's stop (engine will rev a little) and set the timing to 2 degrees shy of what it calls for.
    "One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors". Plato .

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    Thankyou kindly for the exact response i was looking for, i have actually found this exact info after many hours searching since i posted this, but its great to have confirmation that it will work.. easy to understand, easy to do and most of all easy to check against how its already set, dont understand why so many make such a simple adjustment seem like such a scary proposition...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SS Minnow View Post
    WTF? Good luck to you.
    Balzy for a newb, isn't he minnow?

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    Quote Originally Posted by home made tunnel View Post
    Balzy for a newb, isn't he minnow?
    Meh. Hopefully the piston melts before he sells the motor off as a "fresh rebuild".
    One thing I have learned from this site, buyer beware.

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    Quote Originally Posted by home made tunnel View Post
    Balzy for a newb, isn't he minnow?
    I Apologise if i offend any of the more "sensitive" members...

    But Seriously,
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    Quote Originally Posted by thunder77 View Post
    I Apologise if i offend any of the more "sensitive" members...

    But Seriously,

    Am i or any other newb meant to bend over in here or something?
    Where i am from we dont open our mouths unless we know what we are talking about, and we help each other out as i have already started to do in other threads, after all isnt this a forum for us all to achieve a desired outcome and learn together?
    Anyways i have been a spectator in these forums for quite some time, and against my better judgement i thought it was time to ask some questions, but at this rate i havent really learnt anything new after starting quite a few threads, so far it looks as if i am simply "wasting time" in here, i may ask questions that seem ridiculous to the forum "big shots", but seeing some of the responses proves your readers could also have learnt from me, but if this is all just a "pissing contest" i have better things to do with my time...
    thanks to those that actually tried to tell me something i didnt all ready know...

    Sounds like you're fishing for a participation trophy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by home made tunnel View Post
    Sounds like you're fishing for a participation trophy?
    You should just shut up because you know nothing. And you are preventing people who do know something from typing it up because you are a poopy head.
    Why is nobody helping me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SS Minnow View Post
    You should just shut up because you know nothing. And you are preventing people who do know something from typing it up because you are a poopy head.
    Why is nobody helping me?
    LMAO Love you Minnow <3 xoxo

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    lol, is that the best you got,
    Was here for help and i got what i needed, boat is now running perfectly so minnow just because you need a manual doesnt mean the more "mechanical" members will also struggle without one as you clearly do...
    Please resist the urge to visit or comment on anything to do with my profile,i have blocked you as you are aware, but being the pair of losers you are you cant probably help yourselves (that includes you 'home made tunnel' try pull your tongue from minnows ass, lol)

    Try to see it from my point of view "arguing with idiots is like playing chess with a pigeon, no matter how good you are, the bird is going to **** on the board and strut around like it won anyways"
    now be gone you useless pair of idiots, am sure there are plenty of gay sites much better suited to the pair of you...

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