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Sailmaster fuel pump?

Howdy, all...

A few months ago, I became the proud owner of a Pearson 26 which has been on the hard for about 5 years. I have no experience, but have been doing a ton of reading and talking to folks who DO have experience. The boat needs a lot of reconditioning, obviously, but I'm looking forward to the work, the learning, and most of all eventually actually sailing it as soon as possible.

Right now, I'm working on getting the 1987 Johnson Sailmaster J8SRLCUD that came with it running. It, too, has sat for quite a while. So far, I've repaired the recoil rope starter mechanism (translation.. "removed the faulty safety interlock mechanism until the new part arrives") and cleaned the plugs. I can't fire it up because I don't have a fuel tank and hose yet, but I'm anticipating the usual problems. Sooo.. I'm about to order parts to rebuild the fuel pump, water pump, and carburetor just in case I need them, and new plugs. The fuel pump kits for that year are listed as either early or late production. Do any of you know the serial number split? I can't find it anywhere online. I have the OEM service manual on order, but it probably won't get here for another week or two and I'd like to get the parts ordered so I can get right to work.

If anyone has any tips on reconditioning a long-sitting Johnson (no jokes, please... , please feel free to send'em along.

Thanks in advance...

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