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Re: Awsome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68416

my old Lark III

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Re: Awsome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68418

A Gale-built 1960 Montgomery Ward Sea King that I finished rebuilding about two weeks ago getting some break-in time on the new piston...
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68422

my 62 merc 700...original :
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68425

if this is cool


then this is twice as cool
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68432

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My '63 Merc 1000...

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68435

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#1, 1961 Sea King 60
#2, 1958 Merc Mark 58
#3, 1957 Merc Mark 55
#4, Twin 1959 Johnson Super Seahorse 35's


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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68438

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Mercury 1350
135 1/2 horsepower.
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Neil and Mary Ousnamer

Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68439

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135 1/2 horsepower.

I love it!

'78 Evinrude 115hp V4
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68440

Not fair Neil!
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1963 Starcraft 14' Ranger

Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68441

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Merc 1000
Mark 78A
Merc 850
Merc 700 FGS
Merc 800 DR
Mark 55
Merc 500 with 58A faceplate/wrap.
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68442

Twin 1957 Johnson 35 HP motors on the 1957 Thompson 16'-7" Sea Lancer.

Andreas

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68444

1951? Champion
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68456

customized 1964 merc 500
before after not the correct prop,we didnt have time to paint the real prop before a show last year.john
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68463

1965 Homelite, 55HP



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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68465

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A couple of Mark 58's.
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68467

Neil wrote:

Merc 1000
Mark 78A
Merc 850
Merc 700 FGS
Merc 800 DR
Mark 55
Merc 500 with 58A faceplate/wrap.


What holds the wood on to the table? :unsure:

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68474

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This is a nice idea,,here are some unusual ones, The Hiawatha is actually a 3 cyl scott the red one is a diesel scott,then twin 85hp Homelights,twin 75 scotts w/custom lower units,nice original paint scott royal also a VIP fageol in a yellow jacket ,pr mark 55s,

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68475

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It has lag bolts up through the tabletop.
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1960 Merc 800 short
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68494

How bout a Merc Tower of Power, Tommy Ivo style :laugh:
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68496

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1951? Champion


Looks more like a pre-war model, c. 1940, model S1F or similar. Model number should be stamped on the cylinder block...

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68499

This was my first run this year. It was nice.
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68501

Heres my 1960 Rude 75hp StarFlite

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68505

Love that 75hp Starflite FANTM58! That is the engine that I grew up with, never forget the sound of that engine when you started it! I have the K and O miniature version of that engine that I bought at the Michelson Collection Auction in May. It was one of those gotta haves!
Great to see all of the vintage engine pictures!

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68512

I saved this '57 Javelin from a wingnut that was going to part it out. I got the engine before he could sell anything - but he did succeed in tearing it completely apart! Yes - that hood is all original. I bought new gaskets to reassemble the engine - but still need to do it.
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68514

Brucw Gerard,

well, at least you now have NO excuse to put off cleaning,inspecting, adjusting, replacing & repairing ANYTHING in the Javelin that MIGHT need it!

methinks that you will become THE EXPERT on that partculiar type of OMC outboard.

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68536

Here's what I have at the house. I am pretty well covered from 1 hp up to 80Hp.Got a couple more stashed away from the boss around town.





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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68538

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Merc 1000
Merc 1150
Merc 350
Merc 1000
Mark 78
Mark 75
Mark 78
Merc 1350
Merc 700
Merc 1000
Mark 78A
Merc 2000 short shaft. It is a beast to rope start!
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68554

my lil beast, so i take it its ok to color match the motor to the boats huh? i woulda thought onna restoration basis it would be ummm Sacreligious??? :ohmy:
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68559

delirious,in my case the motor was far from pristeen,and i figured what the heck its our motor,do what we want,its like going to a car show,there are total restorations,and customized cars.
it all depends on the individual.i consider the sunray a custom restoration,if it and the motor were in great condition,i wouldnt have changed a thing.john

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68567

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Right on Jonn, This is for any and all engine pics you think are cool, awesome, or just neat so keep them coming everyone! Doesnt matter HP year make or model so lets keep them coming :-) Just remember if you post put a pic in ;-) 1962?3 Johnson 40 1958 Seaking 25 on a 1962 Seamaid.
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68704

couple of my toys,the 56 johnsom is almost finished and the mk55 runs about every weekend we have the time.
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couple of my toys,the 56 johnsom is almost finished and the mk55 runs about every weekend we have the time.
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68706

didn't mean to post twice
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68710

Well it doesn't compare to most, but here is my main runner.
It was a 17 year sleeper. 73' 65HP



This is a before pic.

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68735

My 1965 Merc 500.



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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68736

Momma, Daddy and baby too.

1963 850/85 hp, 1970 1150/115 hp, 2012 5 hp Sail Power
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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68747

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The patience tester.

(note this old beast is on a boat and in water....not on a stand)

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68748

'59 60hp McCulloch Flying Scott and a '58 3.6hp Scott kicker. Both original, un-restored.

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 1 week ago #68794

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Levels of engine picture awesomeness:

1. Video of engine, on a boat, in water, moving.
2. Still shot of engine, on a boat, in water, moving.
3. Still shot of engine, on a boat, in water.
4. Still shot or video of motor in some crazy way.
5. Still shot of engine, on a boat
6. Still shot of engine, on a stand.
7. Still shot of engine part pile. :laugh:

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Re:Awesome Engine Pictures 7 years 6 days ago #68835

Restored 1956 Johnson Javelin 30 horse:

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