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Old 08 February 2014, 03:22   #11
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Maybe the lid has been damaged and replaced in the last 45 years?

I doubt the clamp would have been replaced with a single if it originally had a double.
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Maybe the lid has been damaged and replaced in the last 45 years?

I doubt the clamp would have been replaced with a single if it originally had a double.
Transom clamp screws seize solid and replaced clamp as there was one lying around? The later plastic cowl type clamps used to seive quite easily from memory.
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I think the only way to find out would be to take better photos and email some of the vintage outboard places in the USA.

It is a really strange one. The lid and tray scream a late 3 hp or a 4 hp, but the clamp and brackets are from an earlier 3.

It may be that there was a variation like on the newer ones. The lids and tray were different if you had a tank attached or a remote one, but I'm blowed if I can find it.

One thing is that the clamp looks ok, if it's just powerhead parts that's needed they should be easy to find.
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Thanks for your help all. It is deffo a folding model. By going onto marineengine.com I have searched nearly every one (folding) and none of them seem to fit the bill eg clamp good, cowling wrong or vice versa. So maybe the clamp has been changed. I will keep looking and you are a fantastic squad! Glad you like a challenge.

Thank you all and God bless you. Keep posting though if you come up with summat :+)

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Don't mention it. I love a challenge no matter how difficult it looks!!
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Looks like yours exists after all. Can't find a manual though. Looks like its a folding lightwin 4hp.
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RIB-TECCIE You are a star, no a nebula. Thank you so much. All I need to find out is the year. But thanks to you it will be a piece of cake. Thanks and blessings

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Just to add that I have found out on another site that it could be a 1969 4hp folding model which was discontinued the same year. The site stated that the earlier did have a flat cowling and the round one on these models were a one off in 69 hence the case it came in looks similar to a flat cowling.

The plot thickens ,

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