Friday, 14 August 2015

1963 Evinrude Sportwin 10 hp

Today I took my 1963 Sportwin out for its first successful outing on the lake in 20 years. I'd like to point out the word successful since last time I tried it a few weeks ago the outing ended with a shattered water pump impeller and a heat seized engine.. Oh well. Back to the workshop!

Here is what the impeller looked like after last time

I replaced the impeller and thermostat and went through the entire engine to check for damage from the seizure, luckily nothing was damaged.

Here is a short video of it running

Here comes a couple of pics from the outing. What a lovely little engine that Sportwin is!

Note the matching Evinrude Cruis-a-day six gallon tank

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