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Old 13 March 2006, 16:50   #1
Country: UK - Wales
Town: costa del pontypool
Boat name: ole sharky
Make: sr4 now very fast
Length: 4m +
Engine: johnson 60 vro
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does anyone know of someone who could have a look at my outboard think it needs the power head taken off and checked over compression low bot piston
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zip a de do da zipa de day orrr no its been another sh*t day
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Old 13 March 2006, 16:56   #2
Country: UK - England
Town: Bromsgrove
Boat name: Flatacraft
Make: Flatacraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yamaha 70hp (OB)
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do it yourself it's very simple realy and cud save £££'s
im 17 and ive done loadz of jobs on mine

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Old 15 March 2006, 13:34   #3
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Old 15 March 2006, 13:54   #4
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Old 15 March 2006, 13:58   #5
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Mike, its an oldish engine in my (limited) experience when the powerhead on my Suzuki had to come off to change the engine mounts, places were quoting over £400. For a marine engineer to do the complete job on your outboard would cost similar, and being an old engine its really not worth spending alot on it.
I would replace it with a Mariner 40HP the older ones are rebadged Yamahas and bombproof engines. Me and a mate have had 2 one a 1980's model and the latest a 2001 which I have just sold. Heres a couple for sale:

Mariner 40HP £899

Mariner 40HP £500

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