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Picked up out board that hasn't ran in a while pulled plugs and lube cylinders with oil motor turns by hand almost 360 but hits a hard spot will turn with a little force but dont seem right???

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1987 85 hp suzuki

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Hi, sorry for the delay. On an older motor like that I would not be surprised to see a ring sticking in the piston. This can cause it to stick in one of the ports cut into the cylinder wall. I would advise pulling the head off to look at the cylinders and pistons at least.

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