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  1. #1
    Petty Officer 3rd Class
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    May 2007

    Default 85 HP. Javelin (Johnson)

    I am going to go Saturday to look at a boat with an 85HP. V-4 Javelin (Johnson). Were these any sort of special motor? In brief what was the Javelin story? Knowledge is powerful when buying something, and I have googled, and searched this to not find much. Any info would be great. Thanks!!
    (edit)-I wont know the serial number till i get to the boat on Sturday. I am sorry I do not know the year either--

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    Dec 2006

    Default Re: 85 HP. Javelin (Johnson)

    It is pure marketing, the motor is just a badged up Johnson Crossflow, but they are reliable motors if properly maintained

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    York, PA

    Default Re: 85 HP. Javelin (Johnson)

    Yep. Great motor but the "Javalin" is just a sticker
    1976 18' Starcraft SuperSport 90HP Evinrude
    Restoration thread
    1966 16' Starcraft Jupiter 85HP Johnson
    Restoration thread sold

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