Spark plugs are brand new and the ones recommended in the manual. I will take them out and check the gap, the ones I replaced looked ok so I can always put them back in and see if it makes a difference.
Never had a 2 smoke before but know they shouldn't smoke that much. I carefully measured using a measuring jug the correct amount of tcw3 for 12l of unleaded.
I don't know anything about the history of this engine, and how long it has not been used for. Would have thought any crap would have burnt out after 10mins, didn't seem to get any better.
Im going to be like Uncle Buck but on the water