"That model number does indica
"That model number does indicate a 1974 70hp Evinrude, however the 3 cylinder Evinrude/Johnson
has not incorporated ignition points since the 1971 60hp model.
Starting in 1972, the timer base was strictly solid state with a sensor instead of points.
Bottom line.... someone has either performed quite a conversion or installed a older powerhead.
Does that engine have a fairly large square powerpack on the starboard aide to the rear of the powerhead with a tight group wires leading out the top of it? If so, the test I stated previously does not apply."
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