View Full Version : what size/model motor do i have?

08-17-2010, 02:55 PM
i bought a boat from a friend he told me it was a 1985 85 hp suzuki now i have looked all over the engine and i cant find a stamp or anything to indicated him beign right... i wanna buy some new parts to replace

where should i be looking to see what size/model it is??

also does anyone have a good walk through on replacing the water pump/impeller?

i have worked on many cars truck motor swap but this is my first marine motor

any help is greatly appreciated


http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs255.snc4/40074_147952278556960_100000265665405_389416_28230 69_n.jpg

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs192.ash2/45544_147952161890305_100000265665405_389414_28818 50_n.jpg
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs309.snc4/40767_147952091890312_100000265665405_389413_17004 1_n.jpg

08-17-2010, 03:11 PM
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs369.snc4/45219_147952375223617_100000265665405_389417_58047 31_n.jpg (http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs369.snc4/45219_147952375223617_100000265665405_389417_58047 31_n.jpg)


08-17-2010, 03:20 PM
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs419.snc4/46244_147950508557137_100000265665405_389408_36904 13_n.jpg

08-20-2010, 06:46 PM
Looks like a DT-85. There is a serial number on the motor bracket. Get that and cross reference the serial # with the year at Brownspoint.com

08-20-2010, 08:23 PM
judging by the cover,its 1983 to 1986

08-24-2010, 07:25 PM
Hi,how did you attach photos?,l tried all the symbols,and they said to go to a URL.thanks in advance