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How much does the OMC 70HP weigh?
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posted 11-28-2002 04:05 AM ET (US)
Since it's no longer in production, I have no literature to reference. How much does the 70HP OMC two-stroke 3-cylinder engine weigh?
posted 11-28-2002 08:34 AM ET (US)
check out www.nada.com for value and weights.
1989 70 HP Evinrude weighs 257 lbs. dry.
posted 11-28-2002 03:58 PM ET (US)
Thanks for the information and the reference!
posted 11-28-2002 09:46 PM ET (US)
The manual for my 1978 70 Evinrude lists it's weight as 235 lbs.
posted 11-28-2002 10:17 PM ET (US)
From the manual for a 1975 70hp Johnson:
Standard shaft - 202 lbs
Long shaft - 220 lbs
posted 11-29-2002 03:41 PM ET (US)
Is the standard length 20"?
posted 11-29-2002 05:21 PM ET (US)
The model number on the engine should tell you what length shaft you have unless it has a shaft conversion kit. The standard length is a 15" shaft.
My 1985 Eviinrude 70 HP has a model number of:
My owners manual says my engine weighs 230 lbs. I added Trim & Tilt to mine so that would add a few more pounds.
posted 11-29-2002 05:56 PM ET (US)
The engine in question is equipped with power trim and tilt and is a 20" shaft.
posted 11-29-2002 08:50 PM ET (US)
With, T&T, PM, 257lb, +/- 5lb.
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posted 11-29-2002 09:10 PM ET (US)
Thanks for the above!
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