O/T; Outboard boat engine problem
I spent about 4 hours working on this thing today and still couldn't get it to run worth beans, even after I finally did get it running.
1977 Evinrude 35HP outboard, two cylinder, 2 stroke. Boat sunk dockside about 3 years ago after heavy rain, then we pulled it out and got it running again. It always ran a little rougher after that.
The boat/motor sat for about 2 years outdoors on the trailer. Today, we power washed it, put fresh gas in, all the fun stuff to clean it up and get it running. I finally got it running on one cylinder, I think, with the lower unit in a garbage can full of water. I pulled the spark plugs and one had a milky mess on it - gas and water mix, I thought. I left the plugs out and cranked the engine over for about 20-30 seconds using the starter to purge the fuel lines and after about 10-15 seconds, big drops of water started flying out [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img]. I stopped cranking, checked things out a bit, then cranked again and the same exact thing happened. The longer I crank it over, the more water seems to comes out of the plug holes.
Any ideas on what is going on with it? This is obviously not supposed to happen.
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