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    Re: 4 HP ? Montgomery ward sea king I.D.

    Is this motor water cooled, air cooled?? Thanks John
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    Re: 4 HP ? Montgomery ward sea king I.D.

    thankyou!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    4 HP ? Montgomery ward sea king I.D.

    Hi All,
    Think this is 4 HP.Don't know year, or fuel mix either. Does not say forward neutral reverse, it says (starting from left to right) shift, start, fast. there is a #VWB 52004D and...
  4. Thread: new key ignition

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    Re: new key ignition

    Hey there,
    Thankyou all for the info. You all have a great day. John Napa, one of my favorite stores. Love this site.
  5. Thread: new key ignition

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    new key ignition

    Hi All,
    I have a 74 caravelle 16'0 w/ Mercruiser I/O. I was told if I replace the ignition switch it must be a marine switch and that you cannot use a regular switch that you could use on...
  6. Re: Have 54 evinrude 7.5 lower end removal question

    O.K. Yes I took off the whole assembly including the shift handle, so the shift rod is completely loose of everything.I guess I will just keep shaking and pulling down. I did spray water tube...
  7. Re: Have 54 evinrude 7.5 lower end removal question

    thanks much I will try that. Do you mean by turning the shift handle ,put it in gear? Its in neutral right now. Thanks John
  8. Have 54 evinrude 7.5 lower end removal question

    Removed power head and then removed 2 nuts holding shift rod. Removed 4 bolts so I could drop lower unit to install new impeller. I have twisted, shook, pried, and everything else I could think of to...
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    Re: 69 Caravelle Mercruiser 120 I/O

    you guys are great, lots of good info. Thanks much John
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    Re: 69 Caravelle Mercruiser 120 I/O

    Thanks guys for the info. Yes it is easy to get to the motor and there is actually quite a bit of room. Is there a special way to change the oil in the motor? It doesn't have a lot of clearance under...
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    69 Caravelle Mercruiser 120 I/O

    Hi!
    Never having owned a I/O boat before I have what is probably a really stupid question to some of you. Checking switches and pull switches on my boat(all work thank goodness. One of...
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    74 7.5 HP impeller replace

    Hi All,
    Need to change impeller. Can you just remove bolts holding bottom unit with impeller inside and remove it?
    Thanks for your replies. John
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    51 Johnson 5 hp tn27 recoil start problem

    Hi Everyone,
    The recoil start does not engage to pull start my motor. It appears to be all there. However there are no springs on the dogs that retracts the dogs like other pull...
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    Re: 1951 5 HP Johnson tn27 Diagrams

    The poch link was great thankyou John
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    Re: 1951 5 HP Johnson tn27 Diagrams

    Just wanted something showing where all the parts are shown. I want to remove carb and rebuild and remove power head and replace the impeller. I guess I might have to buy a manual. Thanks guys for...
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    Re: 1951 5 HP Johnson tn27 Diagrams

    HI!
    Tried there and they only go down to 1955. Thanks John . Parts diagrams is what I was looking for like marineengine has I dont know how similar the 1955 is to my 1951.
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    1951 5 HP Johnson tn27 Diagrams

    Doe anyone know where I can get free diagrams for this motor.? Thanks John
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    Re: 54 7.5 HP Evinrude Fleetwin impeller

    Thanks guys , great info. John
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    54 7.5 HP Evinrude Fleetwin impeller

    Hi All,
    Needs a new water pump impeller(mod# 7514). Do I need to remove power head? Thanks in advance. John
  20. Re: 8HP 4 stroke Johnson motor- lacks power after storage

    Hi Mike,
    Welcome to I boats. You will find this is a great site and nice people. I had the same problem with a 5 hp I had. I put some sea foam in the gas and run it and it cleaned something out...
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    Re: 55 eVINRUDE FLEETWIN (got hot)

    O.K. Thanks John
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    Re: 55 eVINRUDE FLEETWIN (got hot)

    I will also do a compression test on it, whats a good compression reading? John
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    Re: 55 eVINRUDE FLEETWIN (got hot)

    O.K. Thanks guys,
    I will take her apart and look. Thanks guys John
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    Re: 55 eVINRUDE FLEETWIN (got hot)

    Sorry that is Model# 7514 a 1954 evinrude.
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    55 eVINRUDE FLEETWIN (got hot)

    Hi! everyone,
    Looking for your expertise again. A friend has a 55 evinrude 7.5 . He said it was quitting on him. When I started it to see if adjusting carb would help I noticed it isn't...
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    Re: 1949 Wards Sea King 1.5 HP fuel mix

    I also forgot to ask. This is an aircooled motor, does it still have a waterpump? John
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    1949 Wards Sea King 1.5 HP fuel mix

    Just got this fine old motor running. But I wanted to make sure it has the correct oil fuel mix. 24:1 ? Thanks John
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    Re: 64 3hp Johnson won't stay running

    Hi! Again guys. Yup right where you said it was. And there is a new one in the kit. Will keep you updated. Again you guys are great. Thankyou John
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    Re: 64 3hp Johnson won't stay running

    O.K. I will take a look and see if I can find it. Will get back to you . Thankyou John
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    Re: 64 3hp Johnson won't stay running

    Hi! Guys,
    I am not sure what welch plugs are. Are these the lead plugs located here and there? If so can they be re-used? Will remove carb again and clean thouroughly. I will use...
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    Re: 64 3hp Johnson won't stay running

    Hi Pete,
    Yes this is a gravity feed and I did soak the carb and spray everything with carb cleaner. There is only one adjustable jet and I have tried all the way from 3/4 turn out from...
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    64 3hp Johnson won't stay running

    Hi All,
    Have been working on my 3 hp Johnson and am stumped where to go next. The motor had sat for a number of years. It had no spark on one of the coils so I replaced it with new one....
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    Re: 40 hp evinrude electric start wiring

    Wow that worked excellent. Thanks so much John
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    Re: 40 hp evinrude electric start wiring

    Now thats more like it. Thanks so much Have a great day. John
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    Re: 40 hp evinrude electric start wiring

    Wow am I confused now. I just want a simple drawing with a battery, solenoid, push button switch hook up? john
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    40 hp evinrude electric start wiring

    Hi all,
    Have a 1960 Evinrude 40 hp w/ no generator. I would like to hook up a 2 connection button start to it. I have a wiring harness plugged into the motor that has a ground(black)...
  37. Thread: 64 3 hp Johnson

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    Re: 64 3 hp Johnson

    boy you guys are like having a built in marina at home. You are all awsome. John That is a terrific link. I printed it all. Thankyou
  38. Thread: 64 3 hp Johnson

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    Re: 64 3 hp Johnson

    Thanks much you guys are great
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    Re: 64 3 hp Johnson

    How do I time it ,with what ? Thankyou John Wow nice fish
  40. Thread: 64 3 hp Johnson

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    64 3 hp Johnson

    Hi All,
    Just installed new points, condensors, coils, plugs in my 3 hp johnson. A friend said before I try to start it I needed to time it to make sure the gap was right on the points(.020)...
  41. Thread: 3 hp johnson

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    Re: 3 hp johnson

    Hey thanks guys I appreciate the help I will be ordering these in next 5 min, also will order new points and condensors. Thankyou for your help. John
  42. Thread: 3 hp johnson

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    Re: 3 hp johnson

    No I didn't replace the coils because it had spark on both plugs but not very strong. My question was would this make the motor hard to start or not start at all? And thanks for the plug wire info I...
  43. Thread: 3 hp johnson

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    3 hp johnson

    Hi! all,
    I have a 3 hp Johnson 1960 Mod# jh19a that I put a new carb kit in. Checked points and cleaned and gapped.(they looked good) . the coils were cracked and not so good looking. I...
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    Re: good engine or not?

    Hi ,
    If I were you I would ask an outboard mechanic about the engine. These were supposed to be a good motor. Call discount marine parts at 1-906-466-2180 and tell them what the yamaha owner...
  45. Re: float setting for carb in a 74 ted williams 4.5 ??

    mrcrabs, just wanted to let you know the Ted Williams is running great. Thankyou for all your help. John
  46. Re: float setting for carb in a 74 ted williams 4.5 ??

    Thankyou so much for your help. John
  47. Re: float setting for carb in a 74 ted williams 4.5 ??

    Hi Mrcrabs, Hope you are doing well. Is the 11/64 drill bit used as a guage between the float and the rim of carb(at the oppisite end of the hinge? Thanks again for your help.Also thankyou for the...
  48. float setting for carb in a 74 ted williams 4.5 ??

    Hi! All,
    Am rebuilding my carb in my 74 Ted Williams 4.5 HP Mod# 217.59464 . The float sits a little uphill from the hinge out. Does it need to be level with the rim of the carb body to be...
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    Re: 64 3hp Johnson carb question

    Hey thanks I was wondering about that and appreciate you letting me know. I will order my new kit now. Thanks John
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    Re: 64 3hp Johnson carb question

    Thanks much for the info. If soft tip i will replace the float and get a clip. Thankyou John
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