'72 evinrude water pump change

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'72 evinrude water pump change

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is it hard to change the water pump on a 72 evinrude yachtwin 4 hp compared to a modern day motor. is it easier, harder? heres the ad https://richmond.craigslist.org/boa/1863760895.html
so should i go for it or not is the question
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Piece of cake. Probably one of the easiest water pump impeller changes you'll ever come across.

Excellent little motor. With simple care, it likely has another 75 - 100 years of life left. I would probably run it 40:1, as opposed to the manufacture rated 50:1, as the small motors of the early 70's had babbitt bearings, and appreciated a bit of extra oil.

I'd go for it at that price, if you even halfway had a use for it.

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thanks bassboy. i think im going to go 4 it
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ya aint pounced on that yet, whats the hold up? :LOL2:

uncle ricks has never been in the shop for anything, he has changed the impeller in the w-pump is all every two to three years. little bugger always runs good!
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dougdad wrote:ya aint pounced on that yet, whats the hold up? :LOL2:

uncle ricks has never been in the shop for anything, he has changed the impeller in the w-pump is all every two to three years. little bugger always runs good!
he hasnt replied to my email yet :( hopefully he checks his email soon
aint no stoppin once the deer start droppin

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