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  • #46
    Honda sux?

    SO my box of engine stuff (junk) came today. And now the work begins... Im going to be swamped with this engine.. Ive got alot of stuff to change out.
    Anybody know where i can get myself a good Merc? 60hp would be great
    Ive even got life jackets the say:
    "mercury, the water calls..." and it does...

    Sigh... wish me luck guys...

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    • #47
      all kinds of fun... sorry about the dark pics. I was going to photoshop the lot, but I was feeling lazy.

      been thinking about reprofiling the cam, shaving the head, and boring .025 over. I wonder if I could get 70 hp out of this machine without having to run high test fuel.... put that on my 900 pound boat and she'll do close to 50 mph.
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      • #48
        what dark pics???? They look great!!!!!!!!!!
        Thanks for the update!!!!!

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        • #49
          I ordered all the gaskets for the engine on thursday. Been busy washing all the goo off of it so i will be ready to rebuild it.

          The original block and pan had to be removed. I have another one to replace it. Hence the mess in my shop.

          This will be the first outboard ive dismantled. Hope fully the last too.

          Im going to be gettin another head for it complete with cam, valves, springs, everything really.

          So im thinking.
          reprofile the cam and the valves, mill the head , polish the rods, rejet the carbs, bore it out 25 over, and polish the ports- maybe i can realize another 20 hp from this machine. That would be way cool.

          70 hp in the shape of a 50... hehehehehe... the boat would fly.... well maybe not fly but it would plane real well...

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          • #50
            still moving along...

            This is my attempt at being a magician... My trick is to turn $hit into gold...

            waiting on gaskets..

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