firstly ALL THE ABOVE IS CORRECT thanks guys it also gets my old brain going again
on this type of motor the possibility of a cracked block is very low
a warped head and leaking head gasket high possibility
a welsh plug of sorts leaking, if it exists in this motor also high
leaking head gaskets could occur easily on a outboard after over heating which was not notice (or denied) by the previous owner
The technology we applied to our newest outboard engine is the very same that powers one of the most popular cars in the world, the Honda Fit. A 4-cylinder, 1496cc(91.4ci) engine, weighing in at only 163kg (359 lbs.). It's the lightest in its class.
these motors were also used by one of my favourite reads "C-Dory" http://www.geocities.com/bill_fiero/
somewhere along the line they were told that it would be cheaper to buy new motors rather than to repair, because they obviously got their usasge out of it.
i found this manual - BE WARNED - 1139 PAGES http://www.psytronix.org/honda/manua...viceManual.pdf
THE BLOOMIN MANUAL IS PASSWORD PROTECTED
so you cant print any pages
The pages that spell danger are 96 to 106 which shows you the head assembly - it is complicated to say the least
once again DO NOT attempt this if you have not been trained
sorry for my french - but you are gonna fu3k it up - AND it gonna hurt BAD