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they can't "self center" due to the eccentric....the impeller is likely to have taken a set after that long and could just be 'stuck' to the
I'm sure its corrosion but not necessarily galvanic in nature....
I'd suspect some weeping in the pipe plug....I usually put them in with
The first problem to be expected with salt water is bolts and screws corroded in place, making it a bear to work on. Sounds like you have already removed
This motor that you bought--did you get any history on it? No 1956 Evinrude is going to run if it still has the original ignition coils in it. They
Got a model # ?? As far as drain plug screws go, make sure you only take out slotted head screws, not Phillips head ones.