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Babe Winkelman on the Evinrude E-TEC

  • E-NATION

As the host of Good Fishing and Outdoor Secrets, Babe Winkelman has been a staple on outdoors television for over 30 years. He’s seen virtually every innovation in fishing and boating along the way. Every gimmick. Every claim. Every exaggeration. But listen to the way Babe talks about his Evinrude E-TEC engine. It’s high praise from a legend who has spent a lifetime… More

Technical Tidbits: Winterizing Your Outboard

  • Bill Grannis

Bill Grannis, Evinrude technician and historian   Now that Fall is here and the warm weekends have disappeared, it’s time to think about that inevitable seasonal chore called winterizing. You may not experience freezing temperatures where you live, but your boat and motor still have to be prepared for long-term storage. Your dealer, the owners manual, boating internet forums, and… More

Repower Triple Play Sweepstakes Winner: Jon McGregor!

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The winner of a brand new Evinrude E-TEC engine in the Repower Triple Play Sweepstakes is Jon McGregor of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. Jon is a retired computer science teacher with a wife, three daughters, and numerous grand-kids.  Jon has been running Evinrude engines on his boat for years, and says that this new engine will be the perfect addition. “I love… More

Top 20 FAQ's about Outboards

  • Bill Grannis

Edited by Bill Grannis     1)  What is my fuel/oil ratio?   Johnson and Evinrude carbureted 2-stroke outboards since 1964 require a 50:1 fuel to oil mixture (2%) on engines without an automatic oiling system – 6 gallons of gas to 1 pint of outboard oil.  Refer to question #5 for information on oil.   Most outboards manufactured before… More

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