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1971 mercury 800 80HP outboard

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  • 1971 mercury 800 80HP outboard

    I was wondering if anyone out there knows how much this outboard motor weighs. I have had it for some time now. It is a 1971 Mercury 800 outboard.(4 cylinder 2 stroke). I have looked through the internet for the specs, I bought 2 repair manuals(which was helpful w/other things) but gives no insight on the weight of this engine. I know the 115 of the same year weighs around 305 lbs. but it is a straight six cylinder. and I figure this will weigh less.

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    Re: 1971 mercury 800 80HP outboard

    Hedghawg,Don't have the specific weight of a 1971 80 hp merc,but a 1974 85 hp merc 4 cyl. weighs 235-240lbs depending on the model.I would think that your motor would be somewhere in that window. This is from www.nadaguide.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MERCURY 1974 Model: 850E Motor Type: Gasoline Volts (Electric Motors): Thrust (Electric Motors): Horsepower: 85 Cylinders: 4 Start Type: Electric Dry Weight: 235 Power Tilt and Trim: No


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      Re: 1971 mercury 800 80HP outboard

      OB is correct. 240# for the EL mod.
      This is free internet advice.

      Have Fun,


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        Re: 1971 mercury 800 80HP outboard

        Thanks a Bunches!