Re: 1973 6hp evinrude

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Posted by Spike ( on May 28, 2005 at 13:03:29:

In Reply to: 1973 6hp evinrude posted by Jim L on May 28, 2005 at 12:15:10:

Points have a lot to do with power if one cylinder isn`t firing power is reduced by more than half.
You should check that it is firing on both cylinders.
Check the compression.Should be about
100 lbs. and within 10% cylinder to cylinder.
If a little choke helps then it is starving for fuel.

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