Stripped Spark Plug Hole

Discussion in 'Bubba's Outboards' started by Rogue, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. Rogue

    Rogue New Member

    US Louisiana
    Okay I was given an older johnson motor but one of the spark plug holes is a little stripped plug will go down only half way looks loike threads are somewhat eaten up whats the easiest way to fix it .Heli core ? taps ? do I need to remove the head ?I can purchase a new head for 189.00 but would perfer not to .Motor is a 1977 Johnson 25hp I will be rebuilding the carburater ,fuel pump new thermostat ,water pump plus some other worn out gaskets in time I know she runs w got her to run even with the stripped plug in but shut it down quickly.any help would be greatly appreciated