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Cant get a spark on my briggs and stratton 4hp engine, trying to

Engine bee stood for some time.plenty of compression, also magneto on top of flywheel has moved and do not know the gap. I just finished rebuilding my 8hp magnetron briggs which is on my pto horse, repainted all while it was apart. I had it bored 10 over, valves ground,when I got it all together no spark. Just installed new coil, took head bolt out cleaned it to insure ground to block no help. I had to do that to the starter too.

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Doooh!!!! had the coil on backwards this will cause a weak or no spark situation. Should have had my glasses on , there is a faintly perceptable this side out on the new coils. Also there is no mention of this in the directions.

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