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It's been standing for 3 years and I can't even remember
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I just bought a used 70HP Johnson 4 stroke outboard. The model
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I have a 1985 yamaha 70hp outboard. the power trim/tilt works
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my 70hp yamaha has a problem with tri/tilt. plenty of oil
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i have a yamaha 70hp 2 stroke 2006. the boat is in the water
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Hi, i was wondering if anyone can help me fix my evinrude 70hp
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