My choke stopped working and I'm using lots of throttle pumping to get it going. Runs fine when warm. Linkage (cable) to choke looks intact. I looked
Complete water pump kit is part number 379774
I have the same problem with one of my tachs. I understand there are some shops capable of fixing the hour meter display.
Run a compression test on it and make sure the water pump is working.
RXE14R = 1966 33hp Johnson