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    Re: 77 Evinrude 85 h.p , will not idle

    Does spark jump a gap of 7/16" on a test device , yes or no ?
  2. Re: Brain Teaser !984 75 hp merc 2 stroke 4 cyl super hard to start

    What do you mean by " choke it for 5 to 10 minutes " ?-----Are you giving it some throttle for cold start , yes , no or do not know how to ?----Are you pushing the key in while cranking it over , yes...
  3. Re: 1988 30hp evinrude with controls; will not throttle down to low idle after going fast

    That would be the " throttle only lever "----Used for starting and warm up.----Speeds up the motor without shifting it into gear.
  4. Re: 2000 60 HP Johnson - Running on 2 of 3 cylinders when cold

    I would not disconnect a rectifier on a running motor !!-----Hard to believe that all those parts can be " bad " as you say they were.----I would not throw them out.
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    Re: 77 Evinrude 85 h.p , will not idle

    There are 2 wee covers on each side of the block.----Held in place by 6 screws each.----Remove them to look at pistons / rings.-----Compression numbers tell me that is your next move !!
  6. Re: 2000 60 HP Johnson - Running on 2 of 3 cylinders when cold

    Run with a timing light out on the lake to see if you can pinpoint the cylinder with the miss.
  7. Re: 2000 60 HP Johnson - Running on 2 of 3 cylinders when cold

    Replacing parts gets expensive.-----You have a bunch of good spares now.----Run with a timing light hooked up to see if you can find the cylinder with the miss.
  8. Re: How often do most here change out Water pump?

    If you are boating in salt water it is a bonus to take those lower unit bolts out on a regular basis.------If left too long they may not come out.-----That results in big repair bills.-----A sealer...
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    Re: 1988 15 HP Johnson, Speed

    You should be going faster.-----What pitch prop is on your 15 HP motor.------And it sounds like it is only running on 1 cylinder.----So do some ispection for spark on both leads.
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    Re: Is there room for more top speed?

    Is your engine producing it's rated power , yes or no ?------Have motor tested on a dynamometer.-----Is boat waterlogged ?----It takes a lot of power to move a boat.----What speed do you think it...
  11. Re: How often do most here change out Water pump?

    Depends a lot on what you do with the boat.-----Boating in ice cold / big lake water in the spring ?-----Warm water on a small lake ?------Your mechanic is giving good advice.------Most folks do not...
  12. Re: Evinrude 40hp 2 stroke - non-runner project

    Circular thingy is a trim tab for steering adjustment.---" B " is water intake.----There obviously are parts missing on the throttle linkages in 409
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    Re: 1965 Johnson 9.5 (MQ-11C) issues

    Check the gear oil first.------Was water pump impeller replaced ?-----And it sound like flywheel is rubbing on the coils.----That is what turns the throttle handle back to slow.
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    Re: 77 Evinrude 85 h.p , will not idle

    Post results of a compression test.
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    Re: 77 Evinrude 85 h.p , will not idle

    I do not believe there are mixture adjusting screws on those carburetors.
  16. Re: Mercury 110 9.8 Getting parts. (With pictures)

    Looks like about a 1972 to 1975 model.-----Take carburetor apart to inspect float / float valve.
  17. Re: Help. 1956 30 hp johnson has me stumped....

    You did have the flywheel off to go through the ignition system I hope.
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    Re: Identifying year/ model

    Post picture if the paint / graphics are original.
  19. Re: Help. 1956 30 hp johnson has me stumped....

    Motor should start right up with about 3 pulls on the recoil.------Are you turning throttle against the neutral interlock for starting ?------So something is wrong.-------Does spark jump a gap of...
  20. Re: 1999 Evinrude 8HP Tiller Remote Throttle Control

    I do not believe Suzuki built any of the SMALL 4 strokes for the EVINRUDE division in the 1990's.----That came later with the Johnson models.
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