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Tecumseh carb rebuild -- ???
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mud    Posted 06-14-2004 at 06:13:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
hello ya'll-
been busy? good weekend? everybody fit?

got a worry i need help with. have a sears outboard motor what needs the carburetor rebuilt. it is a tecumseh motor. thing is a air cooled deal. lightweight but as loud as a chainsaw. it makes a small john boat whistle along. thing is sick now. bad sick.

can any of you folks tell me of a source for a carb kit for this older outboard. i done a search but come up short.

many thanks



Salmoneye    Posted 06-14-2004 at 06:29:04       [Reply]  [No Email]
Give me the model number and serial off the motor if you can...

HP would be handy too...


mud    Posted 06-14-2004 at 06:49:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
cant say what the serial number is. the hp is 7.5. cant get to the motor for another week. it is in the back of my buddy's truck. he on a vacation. sure wish i knew the carb was bad before he left.

someone told me that they used the power head on several applications. i never seen one on any thing else though.

thank you samoneye. i appreciate it.


patrick bossi    Posted 04-12-2006 at 16:58:03       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have Sears outboard motor 7 or 8 hp. It needs a carb rebuild kit. model # 217-585750 &serial # 28-208149


Salmoneye    Posted 06-14-2004 at 07:06:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
When you say it is a 'Sears', is it an 'Eska' made for Sears?...Somewhere between 1965 and 1980?...

Either way I think that it should be this carb kit...

http://home.earthlink.net/~brixent/eskaprop.htm

If this is not the one, take the carb body with you to any small motor place that deals in Tecumseh parts and they can match it in a second...They are almost exactly the same as the ones in use today and they are dang near bullet proof...

I have a 3.5HP Eska made for Sears in 1971 that is still on the original spark plug and points and I know...My Father was the original owner...




mud    Posted 06-14-2004 at 08:04:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
wow that is some history. 1971? nice. if it aint broke--

eska? might be. a mechanic friend of mine told me he thought it was a tecumseh, thats all i got to go on.

i really like this motor. only used it a little bit since i bought it 5 years ago. is yours loud?

these things are easy to take off and on a transom.

thank you again for helping me salmoneye.

mud


Salmoneye    Posted 06-14-2004 at 08:57:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
LOL...

Eska powerheads are all Tecumseh engines...

All tecumseh carb parts and kits are still readily available...

Like you said...If it aint broke ;-)

Salmoneye


thank you X3    Posted 06-14-2004 at 09:18:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
i ordered the carb kit. might be able to put the oars to rest for a while. great site you told me about.

mud


PS...    Posted 06-14-2004 at 06:38:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
These guys can answer ANYTHING about old outboards...

http://www.aomci.org/askamember/


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