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    Re: 1964 3hp johnson

    How about the metal filter inside the gas tank? Are you sure that you have fuel coming to your carburettor? Did you set carburettor float level correctly? It should be level when you have carburettor...
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    Re: Steering problems, cable, outboard

    Here hydraulic steering systems are also so expensive, about 5x price, when compare mechanical. So my wallet ask me to stay mechanical. Couple years ago i assembled new mechanical steering system to...
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    Re: Merc 20 hp switch box testing

    What kind of troubles you have with your engine? I have 20hp, 1977 also with electric ignition. I have 2 stop buttons, one on engine and another in remote control, on/off type switch.
  4. Re: Late 70's Merc 200 Removing Powerhead to Replace Tiller handle

    I am not sure how much you need disassemble the engine, but i can show couple of photos from the day when i made rebuild to my 20hp, 1977. I am sure that you need disassemble your motor little bit...
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    Re: 1973 20hp strange compression readings

    When doing compression test, it is good to remember couple of things. Ideally engine should be warm. Throttle should be set wide open. And the rope should be pull enough fast many times. I cant test...
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    Re: Merc 350 Controls (1964)

    My Merc 200, 1977, use Quicksilver Gen 1 Premium cables
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    Re: 1968 Johnson 3hp Spark Gap Jump Test

    Nothing cant beat the smooth sound of these 3hp Evinrude/Johnson engines. So smooth sound, that you just need to know that it is running with all cylinders. Hard to believe that 2stroke engine can...
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    Re: 1981 Evinrude 9.9 Carb Floading

    Does your carb looking like this in the photo? Picture is about my 3hp carburettor after rebuild. Right float level can be seen in photo too.
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    Re: 1981 Evinrude 9.9 Carb Floading

    Hi, I think that if you have not set your float properly. Did you put new float? If yes, then it is time to check your float, which should be level witch carb body, when you have carb upside down in...
  10. Re: Took Lower Unit off for Impeller Replacement, Can't Get it Back in Properly

    If water tube is properly in its place, it helps if you turn propeller just little bit at the same time while trying to put the unit place. My 3hp, propeller turns counterclockwise. Are you sure that...
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    Re: Question on water pumps

    That is right, impellers are cheap. Better to change it often. What comes about the whole pump assembly, i (think) that i have original pump assembly still in my Evinrude (from 1966). During rebuild,...
  12. Re: What am I mising? !968 Johnson 6 HP CD-25-R

    For my eyes, the float valve seems like it is worn? Because i see some scratchs on it. Is the head of the float valve sharp? How about the condition of the float valve gasket?
  13. Re: Stiff throttle cable in remote control, no fast idle

    I have much similar remote control, without the electric wire, and i know that fast idle lever dont come all the way up. I need pull it quite hard at the end of the travel the lever moves, and it...
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    Re: Evinrude 2hp 1978 Help

    Make sure that the gasket between carburettor and intake-manifold is good condition , if not, buy new one and please donīt try run the motor with bad gasket, in will suck too much air and will run...
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    Re: Evinrude 2hp 1978 Help

    The float should be level, when you have carburettor upside down in your hands. Old float can be so soaked during years, that it is not doing its work well. Also it is important to be sure that float...
  16. Re: 1963 Johnson JW18 fuel filter repair 3hp

    I think it is too dangerous to use torch to fuel filter, since fuel filter always have some fuel/cleaner vapours are these are highly flammable.
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    Re: Spark plug gaps closed

    Yep, well 3hp and 20hp are just good for me. 400 horsepower?? oh huh. Here in Finland, many people like to have bigger and bigger engine too. For me, it is just enough to visit for nice boat trip...
  18. Re: 1963 Johnson JW18 fuel filter repair 3hp

    If you can find that part from somewhere, or if you can buy another motor for parts, are also options. During my engine rebuild, i cleaned that part with carb/egr cleaner many times. Also i used...
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    Re: Spark plug gaps closed

    After some conversion calculations, i can tell the fuel price here (about). 1 Liters = 1,5 Euro and 1 US Gallon is 3,7 Liters. So then 3,7 x 1,5 = 5,5 Euro, and 5,5 Euro is 6,12 USD
  20. Re: Water Tube Removal/Replacement; 1963 Johnson 3hp (JW-17)

    During my 3hp rebuild project, i did not use any extra sealer between powerhead and driveshaft housing. Just new gasket. Remember clean away all old gasket material from the sealing surfaces, but...
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