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ewalsh posted 03-05-2003 04:58 PM ET (US)   Profile for ewalsh   Send Email to ewalsh  
Model - E60ELCOD
Serial - J0548314

19XX Evinrude 60hp. 2Cyl.

Weird, I thought the 40 and 50hp models were made from this 2 cylinder block during the mid eighties. I recall that the 60 and 70hp models used a 3 cylinder...

Will I experience a noticeable defficiency in torque with the 60hp 2 cyl. vs. the 60hp 3 cyl.?

Thanks, Ed

Tom W Clark posted 03-05-2003 06:01 PM ET (US)     Profile for Tom W Clark  Send Email to Tom W Clark     
Ed,

That motor is a 1985 model, 20" shaft, electric start, ect.

JBCornwell posted 03-05-2003 06:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for JBCornwell  Send Email to JBCornwell     
Hi, Ed.

Your 'Rude is a 1985.

The 2 cylinder loopers were made from the early 70s to 2003. The triples were made from the early 70s to the late 90s.

Most of the twins were 40 or 50, most of the triples were 70s.

The 60 twins and 75 triples were made for higher WOT on smaller lighter boats. The 60 triples were made for smoother operation and better hole shot on boats limited (by USCG rating) to 60 hp.

Yes, a 60 triple would have more low and mid-range torque than the twin.

Red sky at night. . .
JB

ewalsh posted 03-05-2003 07:20 PM ET (US)     Profile for ewalsh  Send Email to ewalsh     
Thanks Tom and JB.

Though it lacks the third cylinder, I am excited about this setup as the motor must be pretty light for its 60 ponies - despite having an external/add on (ugly) power TnT.

Any idea what this motor weighs?

Sal DiMercurio posted 03-06-2003 12:04 AM ET (US)     Profile for Sal DiMercurio  Send Email to Sal DiMercurio     
When trying to determine what year your engine is, use the word.....INTRODUCES...
the "I" is #1 the "N" is #2 the T"" is #3 the "R" is #4 the "O' is # 5 the"D" is # 6 the "U" is # 7 the "C" is #8 the "E" is # 9 the "s" is #0..........
Starting at the back of your model #, go back 3 letters, the 3rd letter back on your model # is a "C", now look at the word "INTRODUCES" & the letter "C" is number "8", the second to the last letter of your model # is "o", the letter "o" in the word "INTRODUCES" is the number "5".
Thats the year of your engine...85.
The first "E' in your model # is E for Evinrude, the 60 is the hp, the next "E" is Electric start, the "L in your model # is the length of your shaft, which is long = 20"
Sal
Bigshot posted 03-06-2003 09:59 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
with the PTnT she is just under 200lbs, about 183 I believe w/o tilt.
f14bombcat posted 03-10-2003 06:23 PM ET (US)     Profile for f14bombcat  Send Email to f14bombcat     
Wow, 183 lbs? My dad and I had a cobia with a 1970 60hp 3cyl Evinrude w/o power trim and it probably went about 300-350 lbs. F14
Bigshot posted 03-11-2003 09:10 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
Nope those old 3 cyls were 202 or 212 I believe. Engines have gotten heavier with time, not lighter.

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