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  1. Older 5.5 evinrud, changeTwo hose to Single hose

    I brought this up last year and got the Printed matter to do the work.
    Winter is coming on and I may find the time to get this project done.;)


    I'd like to have a conversation with somebody...
  2. Re: Convert 6 hp Johnson to charge 12v battery

    I'm sure it wasn't. To do that you'd need the Flywheel/Magnets assembly of a Charging motor, and have to take the Coils out and use an electronic ignition.
    Way too much to fool with. Unless your a...
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    Re: 1982 60 HP Evinrude Tilt Trim (Needed)

    I have a 78 Johnson 85 with complete tilt trim. PM me.
  4. Re: To add an electric starter to 5.5 or 6 Hp evinrude or johnson

    Thanks guys.
    It's turned off cold and even chilly down here. Too cold for an old guy to be down in that Barn.
    I'll put this off till it get's up warm enough.
    Thanks for the Tip.

    I had not...
  5. Re: To add an electric starter to 5.5 or 6 Hp evinrude or johnson

    Thanks a bunch. C-S-F
    It's turned Cold here. Jeez, even the Cat wants up in the bed with me.
  6. Re: To add an electric starter to 5.5 or 6 Hp evinrude or johnson

    No Racer, I just had some time to start it, and it wouldn't. I had a Kit, put it in, but I don't think that changed anything. I'll get to is soon though. I'll check those Coils n' Points.
  7. Re: To add an electric starter to 5.5 or 6 Hp evinrude or johnson

    Good info, Thanks all.
    I was hoping I could find a bolt-on 'sumpinother' but nope!
    PS: The 6 has been mine since 68 or maybe 69, and it's always been quick n' easy. Just lately I put a new fuel...
  8. To add an electric starter to 5.5 or 6 Hp evinrude or johnson

    I know I'm gonna catch a lot of flack over this post. :p
    I'm old. I like to row.
    But I have these two motors, and maybe I'm gonna put one on my 14' Jon boat.:D

    7996799779987999
    I doubt there...
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    Re: a little miss otherwise runs

    I wish I had invented a little LED set for each wire that would Lite up when the cylinder missed.

    Can you put a Timing light on it and see which cylinder is missing?
    Did you happen to pull the...
  10. Searching for Rare or Old stuff. How many search engines do we have?

    I know of Ebay, Craigs list. Then there are Claz.org and SearchTempest, two that are supposed to search Craigs list.

    There must be other search engines.
    How do we post something that will go to...
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    Re: Evinrude 5.5 Fuel/timing Question

    We'll know tomorrow. I'll pull that Flywheel, check the points and look for a sheared pin.
    If its not that, it's the Carb.
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    Re: Evinrude 5.5 Fuel/timing Question

    No, I'll get to that tomorrow. I have a Lawn mower and the Six Johnson ahead of me right now.
    It never ends eh?
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    Re: Evinrude 5.5 Fuel/timing Question

    Yes, compression is above 100 on Both.
    Wires are in the right place.
    Plugs set in the wires will fire good.
    Plugs are never Wet.

    I was thinking the Key is sheared making the ignition fire at...
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    Evinrude 5.5 Fuel/timing Question

    I have this little guy. It pulls through with good compression.
    The plugs are never Wet!
    There is fire to the plugs.
    The fuel line pump from the tank will drive the fuel all the way to the Carb....
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    Re: 1980 tilt&trim help

    My PTT is a 76/85 Hp.
    I had to open the valve on the side of the motor and let the air out, refill the system. Then it worked just fine.
    To test mine, I disconnected the Connector from the TT...
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    Re: My little 5.5 Evinrude

    Thanks joe. On Ebay one for $40. I may try to bargain it down with him.
    I'm getting too old to fight for stuff any more.
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    My little 5.5 Evinrude

    #5402B-E08844

    This came to me in a trade. With all the usual Salve remarks about it used to run good etc.
    Nobody in the Business of fixing outboards would have taken this motor.
    I get so...
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    Re: 85 hp evinrude -

    I have a 1976 Johnson 85 Hp. 85ETL76D. If I can help you with photos etc, let me know.
  19. Re: 76-79 Ranger. Floor boards rotted. Big question here.

    Thanks for the link. I don't think I'll get to my boat till late summer.
    But I Think I know what to do now.
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    Evinrude 5.5 Question

    New to me: 5.5 Evinrude, #54028 (or B) E08844

    Is the Evinrude and Johnson 5.5's the Same?
    I haven't tried to start it yet. Just pulled it through a few times. It seems to be OK so far....
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