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Looking for a part for evinrude outboard


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Im looking for a power head for a 1971 18 H.P. Evinrude. Got the motor back from some (Contact US Regarding This Word) who didn't winterize it after it was lent to him. It was my grandfathers and an family hearloom. Other than the cylinders being pitted now from the pistons freezing in them, this motor is nice! Any help on how much this would run me would be appreciated also. Thanks. /b

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If you opened motor and saw cylinders being pitted you are 1/2 way to a rebuild. Just hone cylinders very well and get new oversized rings, you should be good to go. No need to spend a fortune over an old powerhead.

Check with a mechanic, to be 100% sure.

Otherwise good ole Ebay can come handy if there's a 18hp listed....

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Thanks Valv--say, I talked to a guy at an outboard repair/scrapyard a couple days ago--told me you cant get over-sized pistons. And for honing the cylinders--know any body I could contact?

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Call Twin City Outboard. They are in Savage right next to the old Canterbury Downs. Don't have the #, but you can do a Google search for it. Or call Don's outboard motors by Brooklyn Park @ 763-533-6253. He'd probably do it for around $500.

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