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33 hp Johnson...year and oil mix?

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  • 33 hp Johnson...year and oil mix?

    I have an electric start 33 hp Johnson that came with the boat I just bought. The model number is RXEL-16R and if I figured it out correctly, it should be a 1968. Could someone confirm that and give me the correct oil/gas mix ratio? Of course I forgot to ask the seller when I picked up the boat!


  • #2
    Re: 33 hp Johnson...year and oil mix?

    that is a 1968 as for the mix ratio i would use 50:1 here is a link that will help you decide http://maxrules.com/fixfaq.html#what%20ratio

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    • #3
      Re: 33 hp Johnson...year and oil mix?

      See also

      http://www.evinrude.com/en-US/About.Us/FAQ/Oil.Fuel.htm

      which confirms 50:1 as the correct mix

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      • #4
        Re: 33 hp Johnson...year and oil mix?

        I have that exact outboard. Its old and a pig to start but i love the looks and its good on fuel (50-1) good luck!!

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        • #5
          Re: 33 hp Johnson...year and oil mix?

          Thanks everyone! I'll check out the two sites mentioned.

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