Johnson 5.5hp carb adjustment

Discussion in 'Boats and Motors' started by jsimon, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. I have a 1959 johnson 5.5 hp, I had to pull the carb to dry the motor out - thats a whole other story, lets just say these things can handle being submerged. Anyways, I got the motor running again but I need a starting point to fine tune the rich and lean the carb adjustments. Can anyone tell me appoximatley how many turns out the needle valves should be?